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2021 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 and in printed media created by Workamper News.

It will likely take only about 5 minutes to complete the survey. If there is 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 March 31, 2021.

Are you actively Workamping or still dreaming?
Actively Workamping
Doing my first Workamping job this year! (2021)
Still dreaming & plan to Workamp in the future
How long have you been Workamping (working while living in your RV)?
less than 1 year
1-3 years
4-6 years
6-9 years
10-15 years
17-25 years
25+ years
Haven't started yet.
What is your age, or the average age of the working adults in your household?
20-30 years old
31-40 years old
41-50 years old
51-60 years old
61-70 years old
71-80 years old
80+ years old
How would you describe 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
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 yet
What is the age of your RV?
Less than 2 years
2 to 5 years
5 to 10 years
10+ years
Do not have an RV yet
Are you a part-time or full-time RVer?
Part-time (have a home base)
Full-time (your RV is your only house)
Not RVing yet
Do you travel (or will 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 something I/we decided to do after encountering a job loss, financial or personal hardship.
I/we haven't started RVing yet.
What length of time do you prefer for a typical Workamping job? (If you're not Workamping yet, select what you think you will prefer.)
One month
2-3 months
4-5 months
6-7 months
What type of compensation do you most often accept for a Workamping 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
Housing provided (not an RV site) plus wages & perks
None of these apply to me
Not Workamping yet
Which factor usually weighs heaviest (or will weigh heaviest) in your decision to contact a Workamper Employer about their opportunities?
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 or customers

Workamping is doing any kind of work while living in an RV, but "typical" Workamping jobs include an RV site as part of the compensation. With internet service becoming more prevalent and more RVers taking their careers or passions on the road, there are a larger variety of Workamping options.

Do you do "non-traditional" Workamping?

I/we only work as an employee for a company REMOTELY from my/our RV
We're a two-person team/family - one of us works as an employee for a company remotely from the RV, the other works for our RV site/perks
I/we operate a small business from my/our RV that fully supports my/our RV lifestyle
I/we operate a small business from my/our RV that supplements my/our income and I/we still take traditional Workamping jobs too
None of the above apply to me
I haven't started Workamping yet
How do you access the internet? (Select the option that you use most often.)
Campground WiFi
Cellular data (cell phone or designated hotspot device)
Dial Up or Cable Service
What social media platforms do you regularly utilize?
Check all that apply
What kind of health insurance do you have?
I/we do not have health insurance at this time
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Plan
Fixed Benefit Health Plan
Short-Term Medical
Tri-Term Health Plan
Self-Employed Health Plan
Medical Cost-Sharing Plan
Global Health Plan
Telemedicine program only
Employer-provided health insurance
I'd prefer not to say