2024 Workamper Survey

Please complete this survey to help us compile a statistical picture of the current Workamper community.

The results of the survey are made available to Workampers and Employers at Workamper.com

Please only submit this survey if you are starting Workamping this year or have experience already. If you are not yet Workamping and are still dreaming/planning to do this lifestyle in the future, please go to our Dreamer Survey here.

It will likely take only about 5 minutes to complete the survey. If there are more than one adult in your household, you are all welcome to submit the survey individually or submit it one time for your household.

Your participation is not mandatory to be a Workamper News member, and your submission is anonymous. Please submit no later than May 21, 2024. View the 2023 survey results here.

What is your age group? (Average age group of adults in RV household.)
What type of RV do you have?
Travel Trailer
Fifth Wheel
Class A Motorhome
Class B Motorhome (van)
Class C Motorhome (includes Super C)
Truck Camper
Converted Bus or School Bus
Pop Up Travel Trailer
Do not have an RV
What is the age of your RV?
Less than 2 years
2 to 5 years
6 to 10 years
11+ years
Do not have an RV
Are you a part-time (have a home base) or full-time (no home base) RVer?
Which one best describes your RV household?
Two adults (couple, friends, siblings, etc)
A family with mostly working-age child/children
A family with mostly non-working-age child/children
Which best describes your Workamping status?
Doing my first Workamping job this year (2024)
Actively Workamping
Have Workamped before, but am not currently.
Do you travel with pets?
When you embarked on the RV lifestyle...
It was something I/we had been planning to do for awhile.
It was a spontaneous decision to make a change in my/our life.
It was something I/we decided to do after encountering a job loss, financial, or personal hardship.
None of the above apply.
What length of time do you prefer for a Workamping job?
One month (or less)
2-3 months
4-5 months
6-7 months
8-9 months
10-11 months
How long have you been Workamping (working while living in your RV)?
less than 1 year
1-3 years
4-6 years
7-9 years
10-15 years
16+ years
What type of compensation do you most often accept for a Workamper job?
Exchange for RV site & other non-monetary perks
Exchange for RV site & perks, with some extra hours for wages
Hourly wage for all hours worked plus RV site & perks
Hourly wage for all hours worked, but I pay for my RV site
Salary, RV site, and other career-like benefits
Commissions earned on sales/work completed
Housing provided (not an RV site) plus wages & perks
Paid as an independent contractor
None of these apply
Which factor weighs heaviest in your decision to contact an Employer about their jobs?
Location (because of proximity to family/friends)
Location (because of the area itself; climate; things you want to see/do in the area)
Compensation package
Job duties you will be doing
Reviews from Workampers and/or customers
With my Workamping lifestyle, I like to...
Never do the same job/location more than once.
Sometimes repeat a job if I liked it enough, but rarely.
Return to one job annually, but other times of the year I work different job(s).
Always return annually to the same job(s).
Stay with the same job year-round.
How far in advance do you begin searching for your next Workamping position?
Less than 1 month before the start date of the job
2-3 months before the start date
3-4 months before the start date
5-6 months before the start date
7-8 months before the start date
9-11 months before the start date
1 year or more before the start date
Not looking because I stay/return to the same job(s).