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Statisticians collect, analyse, interpret, then present numerical information to assist in decision-making.


Median pay for statisticians is

$71K per year

Source: Statistics New Zealand, ‘Census of Population and Dwellings’, 2014.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a statistician are average – while opportunities are limited for new graduates, demand is good for experienced statisticians.
Sarah Kirkham sitting at her computer

Sarah Kirkham analysing education data from various countries

Last updated 16 January 2018