Design statistical studies and surveys; collect and analyse data to assist in the decision-making of government agencies or other organisations.
Statisticians apply expertise in statistical analysis techniques to produce statistical reports and analyses for government, commercial and other purposes. They oversee the design of studies and data collection activities then provide their data analysis to their organisation as the basis for future decision making.
Work is in the office of a large organisation or government department.
Suited for people who are comfortable working with numbers and formulas, who have close attention to detail and excellent critical thinking skills. Expertise in mathematics and data visualisation are important.