Statistician - Mathematical Salary
The average pay for a Statistician - Mathematical is $69,313 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Job Description for Statistician - Mathematical
Mathematical statisticians are responsible for collecting and analyzing mathematical data in order to solve problems and questions, and some are also responsible for developing methods that can be commonly used to collect and analyze data. They also analyze data for its trustworthiness to develop more reliable practices, and it is often necessary to present data in ways that are understandable to the general public.Read More...
This work involves collecting data manually, as well as using various computerized statistical tools and design programs to analyze data, so strong computer skills are certainly required. These statisticians must pay attention to quality control and assurance to ensure that certain methods are trustworthy, and it's also important to stay up-to-date with new developments in the field in order to apply the best methods possible. Some common areas of development for mathematical statisticians include creating reliable surveys and opinion polls, analyzing clinical studies, and analyzing information about finances and the economy.
A bachelor’s degree in a mathematical or statistical field is generally required for this position. Although much of the work is done independently, time constraints often occur, so it is important to be able to adhere to these constraints. Collaboration with other statisticians is sometimes necessary, so team work skills are beneficial, and the majority of their work is done in an office environment.
Statistician - Mathematical Tasks
- Apply statistical theory to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information.
- May also develop new mathematical theories.
- May specialize in fields, such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, economic statistics, or other fields.