8. Senior Quantitative Analyst

careers that use statisticsJob Description:
This analyst must develop strategies by studying risk management and investments to reduce risk and maximize revenue for the company which employs her. This analyst must be dedicated to finding the best strategies that will bring good results for her employer.
Median Salary: $107,946
STEM Type: Investigator
Education Required:
A doctorate in math, statistics, or financial engineering is required for a senior quantitative analyst.
Recommended High School courses:
Math courses, economics, accounting, and computer science should be studied in high school.