What Fields Employ Statisticians?

One advantage of working in statistics is that you can combine your interest with almost any other field in science, technology, or business, such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Population
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Census
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Demography
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Epidemiology
  • Finance
  • Forestry
  • Genetics
  • Government
  • Health Science
  • Insurance
  • Law
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Medical Clinical Trials
  • Medicine
  • National Defense
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Safety
  • Science Writing and Journalism
  • Sociology
  • Sports
  • Survey Methods
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Zoology

What Job Title Might I Have?

Statistician is the most prevalent title in use, but other titles include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Professor
  • Economist
  • Software Engineer
  • Mathematician
  • Risk Analyst
  • Quality Analyst
  • Investigator
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Pharmaceutical Engineer
  • Researcher
  • Data Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Manager