Statistics

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Actuary
  • Applied Statistician
  • Auditor
  • Banking
  • Biometrician*
  • Biostatistician*
  • Budget Analyst
  • Buyer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Consultant
  • Data Analyst
  • Decision Analyst
  • Econometrician*
  • Epidemiologist*
  • Financial Analyst
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics Manager
  • Market Research
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Product Testing
  • Production Manager
  • Professor*
  • Quality Control
  • Researcher*
  • Risk Assessment
  • Survey Design
  • Technical Writer

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Banks & Regulatory Agencies
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Computer & Data Processing Services
  • Consulting Firms
  • Federal & State Government
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Insurance Companies
  • Manufacturing & Industry
  • Research & Testing Companies

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Best Buy
  • Blue Stem Brands
  • CUNA Mutual Group
  • Data Recognition Corporation
  • Dish Network
  • Medtronic
  • Savvysherpa, Inc.
  • Target
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • US Bank
  • Valspar Corporation
  • Wealth Enhancement Group
  • Wells Fargo

Salary and Outlook

Starting salary:
$41,000-$58,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Independent
  • Logical thinking
  • Knowledge of programming languages
  • Organization skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Quantitative skills
  • Research skills
  • Team player
  • Technical writing
  • Writing skills