6.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $45.94 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 41% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Statisticians' job openings is expected to rise 32.7% by 2031
'Statisticians' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Statisticians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Statisticians' was $95,570, or $45.94 hourly
'Statisticians' are paid 108.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as statisticians?

As of 2021 there were 31,370 people employed as Statisticians within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Statisticians.

Job 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 biostatistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics. Includes mathematical and survey statisticians.

SOC Code: 15-2041.00


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Liop (Likely) says
Apr 14, 2021 at 08:11 PM
Y says
Statistics requires a lot of reasoning which could not be done by a robot.
Mar 15, 2020 at 03:14 AM
JG says
Yes I completely agree with you. Statistics is not only about numbers, a large part of statistics is the interpretation of data and then drawing a conclusion based on that data. Which can not be done by robots
Jun 21, 2021 at 04:18 AM
Anna (Likely) says
Computers are getting more advanced. Already, there are programs that just take the numbers a person puts in and puts it into a graph, calculates all the things needed for you. All someone has to do is develop a system that finds the information itself, which is not impossible. It is not even improbable with today's technology. It is coming.
Feb 21, 2020 at 04:18 PM

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