Statistical assistants

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Total Workforce

30.2k

Average Age

40

Estimated Job Growth

9.32%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$51,674

Average Male Salary

$58,718

Average Female Salary

$43,745

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Statistical assistants are most often employed by the Insurance carriers & related activities industry. The average yearly wage for Statistical assistants was $51,674 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Statistical assistants by wage are New accounts clerks, Paralegals & legal assistants, and Telecommunications line installers & repairers.

Statistical assistants are part of the Office & Administrative Support Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Switchboard operators, including answering service, Telephone operators, Communications equipment operators, all other, Bill & account collectors, Billing & posting clerks, Bookkeeping, accounting, & auditing clerks, Gaming cage workers, Payroll & timekeeping clerks, Procurement clerks, Tellers, Other financial clerks, Brokerage clerks, Court, municipal, & license clerks, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, Customer service representatives, Eligibility interviewers, government programs, File clerks, Hotel, motel, & resort desk clerks, Interviewers, except eligibility & loan, Library assistants, clerical, Loan interviewers & clerks, New accounts clerks, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, Receptionists & information clerks, Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks, Information & record clerks, all other, Correspondence clerks & order clerks, Cargo & freight agents, Couriers & messengers, Dispatchers, Meter readers, utilities, Postal service clerks, Postal service mail carriers, Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators, Production, planning, & expediting clerks, Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, Stock clerks & order fillers, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Computer operators, Data entry keyers, Word processors & typists, Insurance claims & policy processing clerks, Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service, Office clerks, general, Office machine operators, except computer, Proofreaders & copy markers, Statistical assistants, and Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

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. Insurance carriers & related activities 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 Management, scientific & technical consulting services. Statistical assistants are paid most in Jeffersonville City PUMA, IN but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$51,674

AVERAGE SALARY

± $6,906

In 2017, Statistical assistants earned an average of $51,674, $391 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Paralegals & legal assistants make somewhat more than Statistical assistants while New accounts clerks 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

0.313

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Statistical assistants had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.313, 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 Insurance carriers & related activities, Computer Systems Design, and Business support services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Statistical assistants, by average wage, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services, Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing, and Hospitals.

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Industries by Share

30.2k

2017 Workforce

± 4,265

80.1%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 13.1%

The number of people employed as Statistical assistants has been growing at a rate of 80.1%, from 16,764 people in 2016 to 30,189 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Statistical assistants employed by various industries. Insurance carriers & related activities employs the largest share of Statistical assistants at  9.59%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 7.35% and Business support services with 5.34%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Statistical assistants in the US. The average age of male Statistical assistants in the workforce is 38 and of female Statistical assistants is 42.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Statistical assistants is White.

Gender Composition

16k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,104

14.2k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,926

53% 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

  2. Black

  3. Asian

74.1% of Statistical assistants are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.2% of Statistical assistants, Black 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

38

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.9

42.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.81

The median age of Statistical assistants is 40, and Male employees are generally 4.08 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 Physical Sciences.

Majors

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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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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Statistical assistants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Statistical assistants are expected to see a growth of 9.32% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

9.32%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Statistical assistants. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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