to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statisticians hold about 22,600
jobs in the United States. About 20 percent of these jobs are in the
Federal Government, where statisticians are concentrated in the
Departments of Commerce, Agriculture, and Health and Human Services.
Another 10 percent are found in State and local governments, including
State colleges and universities. Most of the remaining jobs are in
private industry, especially in scientific research and development
services, insurance carriers, and pharmaceutical and medicine
The following are
examples of employers of statisticians:
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
Bureau of Labor Statistics.