Statisticians use statistical methods to collect and analyze data and to help solve real-world problems in business, engineering, healthcare, or other fields.
- Education requirements: Master’s degree
- Soft skills: analytical skills, communication and math skills
- Average annual salary: $80,500
- 3 in state schools: Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, OR), Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR), Portland State University (Portland, OR)
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