Careers and Graduate Study in Statistics
What Can I Do With a Statistics Major?
The employment prospects for graduates in statistics are high, and entry level salaries for starting analysts or data specialists are very good.
- According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs for statisticians is expected to increase through 2016.
- A 2011 CareerCast.com survey found that Statistician ranked 5th in a ranking of the 200 "best jobs" a college graduate can get today.
- Statistician: The "really sexy job for the 2010s" Google's Chief Economist talks about the need for statisticians.
- A 2005 American Statistical Association survey found that master's level graduates in statistics with little or no experience earned salaries in the $55-70,000 range.
What do statisticians do?
Where do statisticians work?
How much do statisticians make?
Check out the current salary reports for statisticians working in business, industry, government, and academia at: http://amstat.org/careers/salaryinformation.cfm
Area Graduate Programs in Statistics
M.P.S. in Applied Statistics
Rochester Institute of Technology
M.S. in Applied Statistics
University of Rochester Medical Center
M.A. in Statistics
M.S. in Medical Statistics
University at Albany School of Public Health
M.S. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
M.P.H. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University at Buffalo
M.A. in Biostatistics
M.S. in Bioinformatics and Biometrics
Finding Graduate Programs in Statistics:
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