Statistical Assistants

General Information

Description

Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit69.02%
  2. State and local government17.59%
  3. Private, not for profit6.33%
  4. Federal government5.24%
  5. Self-employed1.40%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$50,360

State-by-state Salary

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$72,860
$22,870
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 59%
  • Some college 11%
  • Master's degree 11%
  • First professional degree 7%
  • High school 6%
  • Doctoral degree 2%
  • Post baccalaureate 2%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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Knowledge

  • Mathematics
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language
  • Clerical
  • Customer and Personal Service

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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