Statistical assistants

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Total Workforce
30.9k
Average Age
41.7
Average Salary
$52,906
Average Male Salary
$55,975
Average Female Salary
$49,588

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Statistical assistants are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Statistical assistants was $52,906 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Statistical assistants by wage are Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, Production, planning, & expediting clerks, and Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Statistical assistants are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Statistical assistants are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Statistical assistants and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Statistical assistants, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Statistical assistants, by average wage, is Nondepository credit & related activities. Statistical assistants are paid most in Jeffersonville City PUMA, IN but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$52,906
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,933

In 2018, Statistical assistants earned an average of $52,906, $982 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers make somewhat more than Statistical assistants while Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Statistical assistants as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.317
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Statistical assistants had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.317, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Statistical assistants (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Statistical assistants.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Statistical assistants, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design, Elementary & secondary schools, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

30.9k
2018 Workforce
± 4,315
2.37%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 19.4%

The number of people employed as Statistical assistants has been growing at a rate of 2.37%, from 30,189 people in 2017 to 30,903 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Statistical assistants employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Statistical assistants at  8.15%, followed by Elementary & secondary schools with 5.04% and Construction with 5.04%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Statistical assistants in the US. The average age of male Statistical assistants in the workforce is 39.3 and of female Statistical assistants is 44.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Statistical assistants is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

16.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,110
14.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,992

51.9% of Statistical assistants are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Statistical assistants.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Statistical assistants
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

66% of Statistical assistants are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.7% of Statistical assistants, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Statistical assistants.

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Age by Gender

39.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.65
44.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.79

The median age of Statistical assistants is 41.7, and Male employees are generally 5.1 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Statistical assistants from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Statistical assistants is Business but a relatively high number of Statistical assistants hold a major in Math & Statistics.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degree-majorss. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree-majors obtained.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Statistical assistants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Statistical assistants need many skills, but most especially Mathematics and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Statistical assistants need more than the average amount of Programming, Mathematics, and Science.

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