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Median wages for the broader occupation, Statisticians, are $41.72 / hour.


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Analyze data to identify trends or relationships among variables.
  • Analyze health-related data.
  • Apply mathematical principles or statistical approaches to solve problems in scientific or applied fields.
  • Write computer programming code.
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Bioinformatics Specialist
Professor of Biostatistics

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