What does a Statistician do?
A statistician develops and/or applies statistical or mathematical theories to obtain and summarize useful information to help solve real-world problems. They collect and analyze data and use it in several industries, such as engineering, science, and business.
How to Become a Statistician
Most companies do require a master’s degree in statistics or math. Some may consider a bachelor’s degree in the same field, but would certainly want extensive experience and knowledge in this occupation.
Job Description of a Statistician
A statistician interprets and analyzes statistical information to solve engineering, economic, and biology issues. They would report results of information using graphs, charts, and tables of their statistical analysis for specific projects.
Statisticians test and create sampling techniques, experimental designs, and analytical methods and process data using computers for graphic analysis and statistical modeling.
A statistician would need to have knowledge in electronics and computers, mathematics and english. They should be able to problem solve, communicate information or ideas, so that, a person or persons would understand clearly. They can also read or write information to understand or be understood correctly.
A statistician interacts with computers, process information and think creatively, among other abilities. This occupation may include training or supervising others or coordinating activities to achieve certain goals. Most statisticians work in offices, some may travel to oversee a survey’s design to collect information. One quarter of statisticians work for government or private businesses.