Market Research Interviewers

Market research interviewers conduct interviews to collect information on the opinions and preferences of consumers, businesses, the electorate and other selected groups.


New workers

New workers start around £8,253. Normal pay is £21,505 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £34,668.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 12,906 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Collates and reviews information collected and compiles reports to pass back to the organisation/individual commissioning the market research.

  • Collects questionnaires, diaries, and other research materials left with interviewees and conducts follow-up interviews.

  • Records progress of interviews by noting answers, completing questionnaires, making audio or visual recordings or inputting responses into a computer.

  • Approaches members of the public, individuals, households and organisations to arrange and conduct face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews, focus groups, panel interviews etc..

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Survey Data Collection

  • Surveys

  • Market Research

  • Data Collection

  • Surveying

  • Outbound Calls

  • Data Analysis

  • Ecology

  • Field Surveys

  • Business Support Systems

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Research

  • Communication

  • Planning

  • Self-Motivation

  • Detail Oriented

  • Verbal Communication Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Smartphone Operation

  • Self-Discipline

  • Persuasive Communication

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.