Statisticians (15-2041)

Occupation description:  Develop or apply mathematical or statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. May specialize in fields such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics. Includes mathematical and survey statisticians. Excludes Survey Researchers (19-3022).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 4140 -2.41 23
United States 37,20049,800 33.8900 2,3004,460

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 46.0025.3332.92 43.8357.1170.56
Alaska 43.0528.2235.13 41.6050.8960.50
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 46.7031.2639.21 49.6654.5760.52

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
320 0.043.8 37.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 44
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 22.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Master's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
PowerPoint Level 1
PowerPoint Level 2

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
PowerPoint Complete

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Mathematics BA
Mathematics BS

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Mathematics BA
Mathematics BS
Mathematics MAT
Mathematics MS
Mathematics PHD
Statistics BS
Statistics GCRT
Statistics MS

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Mathematics BLA
Mathematics BS
Mathematics GCRT

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Microsoft PowerPoint Complete