Statistical Assistants

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Actuarial Analyst, Actuarial Assistant, Actuarial Technician, Research Assistant

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What they do:
Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.
On the job, you would:
  • Compute and analyze data, using statistical formulas and computers or calculators.
  • Check source data to verify completeness and accuracy.
  • Enter data into computers for use in analyses or reports.


Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Math and Science

  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Engineering and Technology

  • computers and electronics


  • customer service


Basic Skills

  • using math to solve problems
  • reading work related information

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide


  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by writing

Ideas and Logic

  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • order or arrange things

Visual Understanding

  • see hidden patterns


People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative


You might use software like this on the job:

Analytical or scientific software

  • IBM SPSS Statistics Hot Technology
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot Technology

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology

Object or component oriented development software

  • C# Hot Technology
  • R Hot Technology


Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
some college
usually needed

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