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Learn about an extremely useful career and degree!

Statisticians work with applied and theoretical statistical data. With this degree, you can pursue a career in data analysis, research analysis, or even risk analysis. If you really enjoy mathematics and collecting data, this could be the one for you!

“Math & Stat Reviews: Stat Online.” PennState: Statistics Online Courses, Accessed 18 Aug. 2023.

Median Pay, 2021

$96,280 per year

$46.29 per hour

Typical Entry-Level Education

Master's degree

Work Experience in a Related Occupation


On-the-job Training


Number of Jobs, 2021


Job Outlook, 2021-31

31% (Much faster than average)

Employment Change, 2021-31


“Mathematicians and Statisticians : Occupational Outlook Handbook.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 6 Feb. 2023,,The%20median%20annual%20wage%20for%20statisticians%20was%20%2495%2C570%20in%20May,percent%20earned%20more%20than%20%24157%2C300.

Statisticians often work alongside scientists, engineers, and other specialists. The job outlook is expected to grow at a much faster pace than most careers. Interestingly enough the best states for statisticians to work in are:

(State- Average Pay)

California- $105,423

New York- $99,334

Maryland- $96,913

Massachussetts- $96,016

Deleware- $95,788

New Jersey- $95,046

District of Columbia- $95,293

Vermont- $93,837

As you can see, this field pays quite well! It also excels in some beautiful states. Finally here a list of the most common fields that employ statisticians:


-Animal Population





-Computer Science


Overall, statistics is a very promising and wonderful career for those who enjoy mathematics!


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