Statistics is a branch of mathematics, and there are many careers that use statistics in calculating, analyzing, and presenting information.
Like working with numbers? The following are just some of the careers that use statistics as an important part of the work to be done.
A statistician uses math techniques to analyze data by calculating specific information like averages, reliability, and trends. After collecting and analyzing all of the pertinent data, statisticians report their findings through written and/or oral reports complete with charts and graphs which illustrate the information.
Median Salary: $75,500
STEM type: Advisor
A bachelor’s or master’s degree is required.
Recommended High School Courses:
Mathematics, computer, and economics classes are important preparation for this and many careers that use statistics.