Statisticians

7.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
9%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
35.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$92,270
or $44.36 hourly
VOLUME
38,860
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 9% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Statisticians' job openings is expected to rise 35.4% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Statisticians' was $92,270, or $44.36 hourly
'Statisticians' are paid 120.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 38,860 people employed as Statisticians.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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Comments

Y says
Statistics requires a lot of reasoning which could not be done by a robot.
Mar 15, 2020 at 03:14 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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