Statistics has the highest growth rate among all STEM disciplines. It is projected to have a 34% increase in job growth by 2024 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graduates of CMU's statistics program will find a variety of career options in business, industry, government and more. Although statisticians work mostly in offices, they may travel to oversee a survey design, plan implementation or to collect data.Below is a list of potential careers, median salary over the course of the career and projected job growth.
Job | Median Pay | Job Growth through 2026
- Statistician | $81,950 per year | 33% (13,300 more jobs)
- Auditor | $68,150 per year | 10% (140,300 more jobs)
- Survey Researcher | $54,470 per year | 1% (100 more jobs)
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Important Professional Organizations for Statistics
American Statistical Association
The American Statistical Association (ASA) is the largest professional organization to promote the practice and profession of Statistics.
International Statistical Institute
The International Statistical Institute (ISI) is a professional association of statisticians. It was founded in 1885. The ISI supports and promotes the understanding, development and good practice of statistics worldwide.
The International Biometric Society
The International Biometric Society is an international society promoting the development and application of statistical and mathematical theory and methods in the biosciences.