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Statistical Assistants - What They Do

Statistical Assistants generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Statistical Assistants can expect to earn an average of $36,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Statistical Assistants will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 7.6% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Statistical Assistants are seldom seen going the entrepreneurial route. Currently, 6.6% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Statistical Assistants can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 1.0% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

Biostatistics or Biometrics is the application of statistics to a wide range of topics in biology. It has particular applications to medicine and to agriculture. Almost all educational programmes in biostatistics are at postgraduate level. They are most often found in schools of public health, affiliated ...more