1.someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
2.a mathematician who specializes in statistics
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StatisticianStat`is*ti"cian (stăt`ĭs*tĭsh"�n), n. [Cf. F. statisticien.] One versed in statistics; one who collects and classifies facts for statistics.
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personne qui essaie de prévoir l'avenir (fr)[Classe]
mathematician[Classe]
personne chargée de juger, d'évaluer (fr)[Classe]
calculation; counting; count; ciphering; computation; figuring; reckoning[Classe]
statistics[ClasseHyper.]
(economic analyst)[Thème]
(aggregate), (statistician; actuary), (statistics)[Thème]
arithmétique (fr)[termes liés]
factotum[Domaine]
Human[Domaine]
mathematics[Domaine]
FieldOfStudy[Domaine]
emp : plur (fr)[Syntagme]
expert - applied math, applied mathematics[Hyper.]
calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, reckon up, work out - calculate, count on, estimate, figure, forecast, reckon - computerise, computerize, cybernate - actuary, statistician - mathematical statistician, statistician - statistical[Dérivé]
calculator, computer, estimator, figurer, reckoner[Hyper.]
statistics - actuarial[Dérivé]
statistician (n.)↕
mathematician[ClasseHyper.]
calculation; counting; count; ciphering; computation; figuring; reckoning[Classe]
statistics[ClasseHyper.]
mathematics[Domaine]
hasSkill[Domaine]
FieldOfStudy[Domaine]
emp : plur (fr)[Syntagme]
man of learning, scholar, scientific, scientist - applied math, applied mathematics[Hyper.]
math, mathematics, maths[PersonneQuiFait]
actuary, statistician - mathematical statistician, statistician - statistical[Dérivé]
mathematician[Hyper.]
statistics[Dérivé]
statistician (n.)↕
A statistician is someone who works with theoretical or applied statistics. The profession exists in both the private and public sectors.
It is common to combine statistical knowledge with expertise in other subjects.
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According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of 2008, there were 22,600 jobs classified as statistician in the United States.^{[1]} Of these people, approximately 30 percent worked for governments (federal, state, or local). Additionally, there are substantial numbers of persons who use statistics in their work but have job titles other than statistician.^{[2]} The job of statistician is considered a profession. Most statisticians work in offices and have regular working hours and can therefore be considered white-collar workers. A minority of statisticians are self-employed statistical consultants.^{[citation needed]}
Most employment as a statistician requires a minimum of a masters degree in statistics or a related field. Many professional statisticians have a PhD.
Typical work includes collaborating with scientists, providing mathematical modeling, designing randomized experiements and randomized sampling plans, analyzing experimental or survey results, and forecasting future events (such as sales of a product).
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