Weekly job round-up: statistics


Working as a statistician is a promising and lucrative career path. A young professional in this role is responsible for gathering and presenting numerical data, and helping identify trends and opportunities based on quantitative insights. Young professionals with skills in math and analytics are especially well-suited for jobs in statistics.

If you’re in the early stages of your career and are ready to find a great statistician opportunity, look no further than this blog post. We’ve rounded up 10 entry-level statistician roles across the country that are perfect for go-getters.


1. Statistics Internship

  • Company: The College Board
  • Location: Yardley, PA
  • Pay: Unknown
  • Requirements:
    • Junior or rising Senior enrolled in a full-time Bachelor’s or Graduate degree program with a concentration in math, statistics or related field
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office productivity tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
    • Basic knowledge of SAS, R, Python or similar programming language
    • Desire to learn, explore and be challenged
    • Interest in working for a mission-oriented, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving education
    • Committed to working the entire agreed upon internship period
  • Read more here.


2. AML Statistician – Scenario Development R, SAS, SQL, Python

  • Company: Citi
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • Pay: Unknown
  • Requirements:
    • Strong statistical academic background, knowledge of quantitative methods, including predictive modeling techniques
    • Experience in creating and assessing Statistical Models
    • Highly-skilled and good working knowledge of Python, R, & MS Office Suite. Experience using SAS is a plus.
    • Experience in reporting the results of analysis in clear written form, and in presenting the findings during meetings and conference calls
    • Team working experience (demonstrated team player ability required)
    • Understanding of technical requirements, ability to communicate with Technical Support
    • Ability to manipulate data using SQL or equivalent
    • Statistical/data analytical skills – including both calculation and interpretation of outcome
    • Methodical analysis and problem-solving skills
    • Initiative, creativity and attention to detail are essential
    • Ability to work under close supervision of a functional team manager, while preserving independence of thinking and responsibility for the results.
    • Ability to discuss reasoning, critical assessment of facts and opinions; ability of giving comprehensive answers and arguments
    • Conceptual and creative thinking (outside the box)
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, through all levels of the organization and through different business units
    • Self-motivated with high desire of self-development and learning
    • Must be able to coordinate and deal with conflicting time demands
    • Ability to work non-standard business hours, including weekends and holidays as determined by the business needs. Flexibility will be expected.
    • Very good written and verbal communication ability in an educational style. Ability to express thoughts and concepts clearly.
    • Teamwork: Ability to work well with a variety of people and to show team-player attitude regardless the scope of responsibilities.
    • Creativity: Provide input into the innovation of new and enhanced approaches. Having initiative and a proactive attitude is desirable.
  • Read more here.


3. Statistician

  • Company: RTI International
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Pay: Unknown
  • Requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or Mathematics
      • Some proficiency with SAS (Sample of SAS code required, but we will train you)
      • GPA within major of 3.3 or higher (on 4.0 scale)
      • Inquisitive and detail oriented. Must enjoy investigating details and figuring out the solutions to problems (e.g. digging through the details to determine why two values that should match do not)
      • Demonstrated data manipulation and data management skills
      • Excellent written communication skills as evidenced in the cover letter
  • Read more here.


4. Statistician (Health)

  • Company: U.S. Department of Defense
  • Location: Bethsheda, MD
  • Pay: $96,970 – $126,062
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc.
  • Read more here.


5. Statistician, Assistant

  • Company: UCLA
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Pay: Unknown
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelors or higher degree in statistics
    • Demonstrated ability to use PC-based computing systems in a network environment
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office software
    • Knowledge of or demonstrated ability to learn statistical analysis techniques and experience in data management
    • Demonstrated organizational skills to set-up tracking systems, prioritize job duties, and track each assignment to a satisfactory completion
  • Read more here.


6. In-Game Statistician

  • Company: Memphis Grizzlies
  • Location: Memphis, TN
  • Pay: Unknown
  • Requirements:
    • High School Diploma or GED required; Some college or college degree preferred
    • Working knowledge of the game of basketball, rules and scoring system
    • Strong math skills – must be able to add totals without external resources and while multitasking
    • Ability to see trends of the game (i.e. scoring runs, shooting trends, individual player performance numbers)
    • Ability to work in a live fast-past environment
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with broadcast team members
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong planning and organization
    • Must be able to work evenings and weekends
  • Read more here.


7. Research Data Analyst

  • Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Pay: Unknown
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree, with a strong background and demonstrated ability in quantitative analysis and statistics
    • At least 1 year of experience programming, preferably in SAS, which might be gained from coursework
    • Capacity to manipulate and organize large amounts of data
    • Excellent communication skills, as much of the incumbent’s work will be summarized in written reports to investigators
    • Organization, efficiency, and attention to detail
    • Facility with SAS and ACCESS data and R, python or other statistical software
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team and to collaborate with team members located remotely
    • Proficiency with standard office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as Internet applications) and the ability to learn new computer applications
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadline pressures
    • Intellectual independence and initiative
  • Read more here.


8. Statistician/SAS Programmer

  • Company: BWX Technologies
  • Location: Lynchburg, VA
  • Pay: Unknown
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics is required – Master’s Degree is preferred
    • Post-college experience is preferred
    • Experience with Statistical Software such as SAS or R is preferred
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment
    • Ability to select the appropriate statistical analysis to fit the problem and produce relevant results
    • Effectively manage time in an environment that demands multi-tasking
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Word and Excel
  • Read more here.


9. Statistician

  • Company: University of Chicago
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Pay: Unknown
  • Requirements:
    • Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field required
    • Two years of experience analyzing data using statistical software packages required
    • Knowledge of statistics
    • Knowledge of statistical software packages
    • Analytical skills
    • Advanced computational skills
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organizational skills
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Read more here.


10. Clinical Database Programmer

  • Company: Medpace
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Pay:
  • Requirements:
    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a math or information science field)
    • Flexibility and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a team environment with data managers, data coordinators, statisticians, and programmers
    • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Read more here.

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