Current Rates


CYFS offers additional highly-specialized post-award services at an hourly rate.

Statistics & Research Methodology Services provided by CYFS' Nebraska Academy for Methodology, Analytics and Psychometrics


  • Research Faculty: $57/hour
  • Graduate Students: $33/hour
  • CYFS/MAP Staff: $47/hour
  • CYFS/MAP Student Worker: $11/hour

Services include:

Instrument Development

  • Evaluate psychometric data
  • Support best practices in item writing, general design and administration
  • Develop qualitative data collection protocols

Data Management

  • Format response sheets for optical machine reader and scan completed forms
  • Create Qualtrics surveys


  • Create visual data displays
  • Collaborate on manuscript preparation

Data Analysis

  • Perform data analyses including:
    • Descriptive and inferential
    • General/Generalized linear modeling
    • Mixed modeling
    • Latent variable modeling
    • Mediation and moderation analysis
  • Analyze data from large-scale national and international survey studies
  • Conduct qualitative data analysis
  • Guide integration procedures for mixed methods studies

Web, Technology & Communications


  • $47/hour

Services include:

Website Design & Development

  • Create accessible, mobile-friendly websites for recruitment, dissemination and marketing
  • Redesign existing websites to improve user experience
  • Create interactive instruction modules

Database Development

  • Develop databases and data collection websites
  • Store data in secure server with routine maintenance and backup
  • Export data
  • Create reports, charts, graphs and PDFs

Technology Support

  • Provide computer, technology and web support
  • Assist new users with login, network drives and email information
  • Research, purchase and support hardware/ software needs

Video Production & Photography

  • Record and edit video
  • Disseminate video via web, social media and other platforms
  • Provide original photography, edit photos and supply stock photography

Written Communications

  • Write publicity content for articles, press releases and social media
  • Write technical content for research recruitment and dissemination
  • Write promotional content for multi-channel digital and print advertising

Visual Communications

  • Design posters, brochures, graphics, email marketing and other materials
  • Develop logos and brand identity systems
  • Create informative and engaging animations