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Biostatisticians

Apply statistics to study topics in biology.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Median wages for the broader occupation, Statisticians, are $41.93 / hour.

Education:

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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Job Title Examples:

Bioinformatics Specialist
Biometrician
Professor of Biostatistics

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