What Do Statisticians Do?
A statistician is a broad term for a professional involved in the field of either theoretical or applied statistics. Statisticians analyze a variety of data to supplement the knowledge of professionals or businesses in the private or public sector. Their work hinges on their ability to produce reliable data using appropriate, up-to-date methods; this can mean, for example, managing and executing surveys or ensuring that accurate data is obtained via other means such as reviewing pre-existing rec…Read more
- 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.