According to a recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Statisticians will find themselves among the fastest growing job categories in the U.S. between 2016 and 2026.
According to the report, the number of jobs for Statisticians will grow 33% from 2016 to 2026, which is 26% greater than the average job growth rate of 7%. This ranks statisticians as the fifth-fastest growing job category in the nationally over the next 10 years. In 4 U.S. states in particular – Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, and Massachusetts – statisticians will be the fastest growing jobs segment.
Given the increasing availability of data, the demand for professionals who can apply mathematical and statistical techniques in order to analyze data and provide real-world business solutions will continue to rise.
To read the full report or for more information on the Statistician career track visit https://www.bls.gov/ooh/math/mathematicians-and-statisticians.htm