Economic statisticians collect, process, compile and disseminate statistics concerning the economy of a region, country or group of countries.
Employers:Bureau of Labor StatisticsUnited States Census Bureau
Qualifications/Preferred Skills:To become a statistician, you must have a bachelor's degree and you may want to pursue an advanced degree in statistics or a related field. Statisticians have strong mathematics skills (algebra, calculus, statistics, etc.). They are critical thinkers and use mathematics and logical analysis to solve complex problems. Programming skills are a plus.
National Average Salary:$119,000