Statistician

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A statistician is a person who works with theoretical or applied statistics.wikipedia
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Statistics

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A statistician is a person who works with theoretical or applied statistics.
When census data cannot be collected, statisticians collect data by developing specific experiment designs and survey samples.

Methodological advisor

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It is common to combine statistical knowledge with expertise in other subjects, and statisticians may work as employees or as statistical consultants.

Applied mathematics

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Additionally, there is a substantial number of people who use statistics and data analysis in their work but have job titles other than statistician, such as actuaries, applied mathematicians, economists, data scientists, data analysts (predictive analytics), financial analysts, psychometricians, sociologists, epidemiologists, and quantitative psychologists.
Statistical theorists study and improve statistical procedures with mathematics, and statistical research often raises mathematical questions.

List of statisticians

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This list of statisticians lists people who have made notable contributions to the theories or application of statistics, or to the related fields of probability or machine learning.

Private sector

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The profession exists in both the private and public sectors.

Public sector

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The profession exists in both the private and public sectors.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

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According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of 2014, 26,970 jobs were classified as statistician in the United States.

Actuary

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Additionally, there is a substantial number of people who use statistics and data analysis in their work but have job titles other than statistician, such as actuaries, applied mathematicians, economists, data scientists, data analysts (predictive analytics), financial analysts, psychometricians, sociologists, epidemiologists, and quantitative psychologists.

Economist

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Additionally, there is a substantial number of people who use statistics and data analysis in their work but have job titles other than statistician, such as actuaries, applied mathematicians, economists, data scientists, data analysts (predictive analytics), financial analysts, psychometricians, sociologists, epidemiologists, and quantitative psychologists.

Financial analyst

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Additionally, there is a substantial number of people who use statistics and data analysis in their work but have job titles other than statistician, such as actuaries, applied mathematicians, economists, data scientists, data analysts (predictive analytics), financial analysts, psychometricians, sociologists, epidemiologists, and quantitative psychologists.

Psychometrics

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Additionally, there is a substantial number of people who use statistics and data analysis in their work but have job titles other than statistician, such as actuaries, applied mathematicians, economists, data scientists, data analysts (predictive analytics), financial analysts, psychometricians, sociologists, epidemiologists, and quantitative psychologists.

Sociology

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Additionally, there is a substantial number of people who use statistics and data analysis in their work but have job titles other than statistician, such as actuaries, applied mathematicians, economists, data scientists, data analysts (predictive analytics), financial analysts, psychometricians, sociologists, epidemiologists, and quantitative psychologists.

Epidemiology

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Additionally, there is a substantial number of people who use statistics and data analysis in their work but have job titles other than statistician, such as actuaries, applied mathematicians, economists, data scientists, data analysts (predictive analytics), financial analysts, psychometricians, sociologists, epidemiologists, and quantitative psychologists.

Quantitative psychology

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Additionally, there is a substantial number of people who use statistics and data analysis in their work but have job titles other than statistician, such as actuaries, applied mathematicians, economists, data scientists, data analysts (predictive analytics), financial analysts, psychometricians, sociologists, epidemiologists, and quantitative psychologists.

Profession

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Statisticians are included with the professions in various national and international occupational classifications.

Master's degree

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In the United States most employment in the field requires either a master's degree in statistics or a related field or a PhD.

Doctor of Philosophy

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In the United States most employment in the field requires either a master's degree in statistics or a related field or a PhD.

Nate Silver

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Nathaniel Read Silver (born January 13, 1978) is an American statistician and writer who analyzes baseball (see sabermetrics) and elections (see psephology).

Subramanian Swamy

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Subramanian Swamy (born 15 September 1939) is an Indian politician, economist, and statistician who serves as a nominated Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.

Francis Amasa Walker

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Francis Amasa Walker (July 2, 1840 – January 5, 1897) was an American economist, statistician, journalist, educator, academic administrator, and military officer in the Union Army.

E. F. Schumacher

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Ernst Friedrich Schumacher (16 August 1911 – 4 September 1977) was a German-British statistician and economist who is best known for his proposals for human-scale, decentralised and appropriate technologies.

Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen

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Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen (born Nicolae Georgescu, 4 February 1906 – 30 October 1994) was a Romanian mathematician, statistician and economist.

Irving Fisher

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Irving Fisher (February 27, 1867 – April 29, 1947) was an American economist, statistician, inventor, and Progressive social campaigner.

Edward Tufte

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Edward Rolf Tufte (born March 14, 1942) is an American statistician and professor emeritus of political science, statistics, and computer science at Yale University.