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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 85 United States Census Bureau Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.0
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United States Census Bureau Employee

"Not organized and very poor training at all levels. Pay is not worth the headache."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
United States Census Bureau Employee

"The position is seasonal and have a flexible schedule that fits perfectly for people that has a full time job or young children."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Crew Leader

"Worked under the following authority for the census count.The United States Census Bureau operates under Title 13 and Title 26, of the U.S. Code."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
United States Census Bureau Employee

"I've worked for the Census Bureau since 1987 and the experience that I received has been amazing. I've learned a great deal of knowledge and have met great people along the way. It would be a pleasure to work there again."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
United States Census Bureau Employee

"It was a temporary position to get ready for the 2010 Census. I enjoyed the work and my coworkers as well as the independence to complete the assigned tasks."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Oracle Developer

"I've worked US Office of Census from 6 years. I have developed PL/SQL modules like tables, views, materialized views, procedures, packages, sequences, triggers, indexes, synonyms, records collections and granting privileges using Oracle tools like PL/SQL Developer and SQL* Plus triggers to implement business requirement."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Performance Analyst

"I am working with census bureau as a performance analyzer."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Developer

"Managers micromanage but do not give employees the resources to do their job. Rampant discrimination against older IT employees."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Crew Leader

"This was a great job. My supervisors realized my potential and I moved up quickly during the decennial census."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Statistician

"I've been a statistician with the US Census Bureau since 1998 (15 years). It's one of the best employers for statisticians in the world, with very interesting work and great opportunities for public service."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Enumerator

"I worked for the Census Bureau for 2.5 months. I found the company very willing to work with employees' schedules and very well organized. I hope to encourage others to work for this department during the next large census taking experience."

Person You Work For 2.7 / 5 People You Work With 2.7 / 5 Work Setting 2.7 / 5
Support You Get 2.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.7 / 5
Company Culture 2.7 / 5 Way You Work 2.7 / 5
Software Engineer

"20 years of software development experience for Census Bureau."

What do you like about working at United States Census Bureau?

"Job Security, plenty of vacation time, window seat, enough of a salary to get by."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't work here unless you want to languish and die a slow death."

What don't you like about working at United States Census Bureau?

"No appreciation for innovative ideas or jobs well done. Too noisy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please stop promoting idiots to positions they simply can't handle."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
IT Specialist

"Without question one of the best outfits I have ever worked for!!!"

What do you like about working at United States Census Bureau?

"Census Bureau is like no other. Friendly, outgoing, exciting and always something new to work on!!!"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Really listen at the interview as the Census Bureau is a whole other ball game and very under rated. The Census is very complex and need to understand chain of command, and structure when entering into a government role. You almost have to throw out all the rules you know, and start new, but once you are in, you work in the chain and just make it that much stronger."

What don't you like about working at United States Census Bureau?

"Nothing, great place to work. Never a bad time working for the Census Bureau"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management at the Census Bureau always followed through and never had any issues or complaints. Management was understanding and great at what they did!"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Regional Technician

"An amazing growing experience."

What do you like about working at United States Census Bureau?

"I loved how much of a learning and growing experience it was. I know that I was able to learn things there that would take longer to learn somewhere else. I also found it gratifying knowing that I was part of serving my community to make it better."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would suggest trying to find out what the culture of the department you're working for is. Every one of them is different."

What don't you like about working at United States Census Bureau?

"I didn't like that the position couldn't have lasted longer because I really enjoyed my work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would've suggested that management publicize more the online education opportunities that were available to staff but were little known."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Recruiter

"This was a temp job for three months"

What do you like about working at United States Census Bureau?

"Meeting different people, sharing about the importance of the census."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just beware that it is a temp job and that it can end without notice."

What don't you like about working at United States Census Bureau?

"It was a temp position and had no growth opportunity."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

United States Census Bureau Reviews FAQs

Is United States Census Bureau a good company to work for?

United States Census Bureau has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 85 United States Census Bureau Review Ratings left anonymously by United States Census Bureau employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at United States Census Bureau.

Does United States Census Bureau pay their employees well?

United States Census Bureau employees earn $36,000 annually on average, or $17 per hour, which is 45% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 41 United States Census Bureau employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find United States Census Bureau Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a United States Census Bureau?

98% of employees would recommend working at United States Census Bureau with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated United States Census Bureau 4.0 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.1 for Rewards You Receive, 3.4 for Growth Opportunities and 4.2 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at United States Census Bureau?

According to our data, the highest paying job at United States Census Bureau is a IT Consultant at $181,000 annually. Browse United States Census Bureau Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at United States Census Bureau?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at United States Census Bureau is a Customer Service Specialist at $20,000 annually. Browse United States Census Bureau Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at United States Census Bureau?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at United States Census Bureau to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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