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ForDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Understanding the Workplace

This 5 to 7 minute secure and comprehensive survey collects demographic and workplace perception information anonymously - including race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability status to help ensure that your organization makes informed decisions to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion among the arts and cultural workforce.

Participate in Our Fall 2021 Study

SMU DataArts invites 150 organizations to participate in a study on Workforce Demographics for an opportunity to receive a personalized report to gain deeper insight into the diverse makeup of your staff, board, and independent contractors.

We are committed to making this opportunity affordable for organizations of all sizes and suggest a price tier based on your organization’s annual budget starting at just $20. 

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Conduct Your Own Study

Option 1 - A Community Study

Our secure survey collects demographic and perception information from employees of organizations within the community to help evaluate their diversity and inclusiveness. We also offer integrated options for partners who study with us. Pricing starts at $2250 for the first 25 organizations (read more).

Our services include:

  • A study administration dashboard for our study partner, providing on-demand status reports, community and individual organization response rate progress, and easy access to templated communications and online training
  • A survey administration dashboard for participating organizations, providing a progress tracker and an interactive to-do list with templated communications
  • Webinar training and online tutorials for participating organizations
  • Full access to our Support Center throughout the duration of the study
  • Individual workforce reports with demographic profile details for each participating organization

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Option 2 - An Organization Study

Our secure survey allows you to collect up to 100 respondents' personal demographic and perception information. The survey provides statistics on race, age, gender, LGBTQ identification, and more. Pricing starts at $2250 for the first 25 organizations (read more).

Our services include: 

  • A secure, standard survey to collect respondent demographics and perception information on race and ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and workplace perception from up to 100 individual respondents*
  • A survey administration dashboard for organization administrator, providing a progress tracker and an interactive to-do list with templated communications
  • Full access to our Support Center throughout the duration of the study
  • A workforce demographics report based on collected data

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Why Use Workforce Demographics?

To understand the composition of your workforce using self-reported data from each individual participant. 

To identify how your organization or set of organizations represents the general population of your area.

To use these findings in developing ideas for decision-making and effective strategy to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.

View Example Report

Our Latest Study

In partnership with the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. (USITT), the Entertainment Design & Technology Workforce Demographics Study provides key insights to better understand the demographic makeup of those who work behind the scenes.

Read the Report

Public Archive of Workforce Demographics Studies

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