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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $67,400.00
Average Time to Fill 58 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 279
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 33.20 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Information Gathering
Technology and Tool Usage
Written Communication
Oral Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Forecast phenomena based on statistical or mathematical research data
Analyze scientific or investigative findings
Apply mathematical principles or statistical approaches to solve problems in scientific or applied fields
Determine appropriate methods for data analysis
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Analyze social or economic data
Analyze chemical or biological data
Interpret charts or tables for social or economic research
Analyze employment and personnel data
Analyze financial data or information
Prepare data for analysis
Analyze medical or health data
Analyze engineering data
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems
Analyze spatial data

Thinking Creatively

Develop mathematical concepts, models, or simulations
Develop scientific hypotheses, theories, or laws
Develop simple financial data repositories or databases
Create databases
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Write computer programs or code
Design computer modeling or simulation programs
Design software applications
Develop procedures for data entry or processing
Develop procedures for data management
Prepare graphics or other visual representations of information
Create mathematical or statistical diagrams, charts, or tables

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

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Molecular Biology

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