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15-2041.00    Statisticians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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O*NET-SOC Description

  • Develop or apply mathematical or statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. May specialize in fields such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics. Includes mathematical and survey statisticians.


  • Analyze and interpret statistical data to identify significant differences in relationships among sources of information.
  • Design research projects that apply valid scientific techniques and use information obtained from baselines or historical data to structure uncompromised and efficient analyses.
  • Evaluate sources of information to determine any limitations in terms of reliability or usability.
  • Prepare data for processing by organizing information, checking for any inaccuracies, and adjusting and weighting the raw data.
  • Report results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, charts, and tables.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Design research studies to obtain scientific information.
  • Prepare graphics or other visual representations of information.
  • Supervise information technology personnel.