Biostatisticians
Also called: Biostatistician,
What they do:
Develop and apply biostatistical theory and methods to the study of life sciences.On the job, you would:
 Draw conclusions or make predictions, based on data summaries or statistical analyses.
 Design research studies in collaboration with physicians, life scientists, or other professionals.
 Analyze clinical or survey data, using statistical approaches such as longitudinal analysis, mixedeffect modeling, logistic regression analyses, and modelbuilding techniques.
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
Education and Training

Basic Skills
Problem Solving
People and Technology Systems

Math
Verbal
Ideas and Logic

People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:

You might use software like this on the job: Analytical or scientific software
Presentation software
Data base user interface and query software


New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
$91,160
$52,690
$146,770


What they do:
Develop and apply biostatistical theory and methods to the study of life sciences.On the job, you would:
 Draw conclusions or make predictions, based on data summaries or statistical analyses.
 Design research studies in collaboration with physicians, life scientists, or other professionals.
 Analyze clinical or survey data, using statistical approaches such as longitudinal analysis, mixedeffect modeling, logistic regression analyses, and modelbuilding techniques.
KNOWLEDGE
Math and Science
 arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Arts and Humanities
 English language
Engineering and Technology
 computers and electronics
Education and Training
 teaching and course design
SKILLS
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
People and Technology Systems
 thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
 figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
ABILITIES
Math
 choose the right type of math to solve a problem
 add, subtract, multiply, or divide
Verbal
 read and understand what is written
 communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
 make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
 use rules to solve problems
PERSONALITY
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
 Analytical Thinking
 Attention to Detail
 Integrity
 Dependability
 Cooperation
 Achievement/Effort
TECHNOLOGY
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
 IBM SPSS Statistics
 Minitab
Presentation software
 Microsoft PowerPoint
Data base user interface and query software
 Microsoft SQL Server
 Oracle software
EDUCATION
 master's degree
 doctoral degree
JOB OUTLOOK
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
$91,160
$52,690
$146,770