Education Research Firms by Location

Students often ask me about careers in research outside academia, particularly when they have are interested in living in a particular location. Below is a list based on where my students have searched for jobs in the past. The list is not exhaustive, but includes large firms that I am familiar with - i.e., I know statistician/ methodologists working within each of these firms in education research.

* indicates the firm's headquarters.

Boston Area:

Abt (Cambridge)

AIR

EDC*

Mathematica

RAND

WestEd

Westat (Cambridge)

Chicago Area:

Abt

AIR (Chicago, Naperville)

EDC

Mathematica

DC Area:

Abt (Rockville MD)

AIR (DC*; Bethesda MD)

EDC

MDRC

RAND (Arlington)

SRI

WestEd

Westat (Rockville MD*)

NYC Area:

Abt

AIR

EDC

Mathematica (Princeton NJ*)

MDRC*

SRI (Princeton NJ; NYC)

Texas:

AIR (Austin)

SRI (San Antonio)

Westat (Austin, San Antonio, Houston)

California:

AIR (San Mateo, Sacramento)

Mathematica (Oakland)

MDRC (Oakland, LA)

RAND (Santa Monica, San Francisco)

SRI (Menlo Park*, San Diego + 3 other locations)

WestEd (San Francisco + 8 other locations)

Details (and other locations):

https://www.mathematica-mpr.com/contact-us

https://www.rand.org/about/locations.html

https://www.abtassociates.com/contact

https://www.mdrc.org/contact-us

https://www.air.org/page/locations

https://www.wested.org/about-us/wested-offices/

https://www.westat.com/contact

https://www.sri.com/locations

https://www.edc.org/contact