6. Scientist, Music Engagement Research

careers that use statisticsJob Description
This statistical scientist conducts research on how artists create their music, distribution of music, and the ways music is purchased by consumers. They propose the best ways to maximize consumers’ relationships with musicians. This scientist must be knowledgeable in all aspects of the music industry and have a passion for music in addition to a love for statistics.
Median Salary: $124,000
STEM Type: Explorer
Education Required:
A doctorate in statistics is required.
Recommended High School Courses:
General music theory and appreciation courses in addition to math and computer courses are good preparation for this career.