Biostatisticians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
27%
risk level
POLLING
37%
Based on 33 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
32.7%
by year 2032
WAGES
$98,920
or $47.55 per hour
Volume
30,780
as of 2022

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Statisticians.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
7.3/10

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Automation risk

27% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Originality

User poll

37% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 27% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Biostatisticians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Statisticians' job openings is expected to rise 32.7% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Statisticians' was $98,920, or $47 per hour

'Statisticians' were paid 113.6% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 30,780 people employed as 'Statisticians' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as 'Statisticians'.

Job description

Develop and apply biostatistical theory and methods to the study of life sciences.

SOC Code: 15-2041.01

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