Careers in Statistics


Looking for an entry level job or internship in statistics? This is an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have relevant entry level and internship opportunities.

Statistics Careers

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It’s easy to mislead people with bad use of statistics. While statistics is a complex field of mathematics, it’s also a field that happens to be lucrative and in demand.

Some of the things you may do in a typical day include:

  • Designing a survey
  • Write a program to collect data
  • Analyzing large amounts of data
  • Creating a statistical model
  • Writing a report explaining your findings

You need a bachelor’s degree in math, statistics, or a related field in order to get a job in statistics; if you want to work in academia or research, you’ll need an advanced degree.

Top employers for statisticians include state and federal government (often under the title Mathematical Statistician at the federal level), higher education institutions, as well as scientific research, pharmaceutical, and insurance companies.

Displaying 1-10 of 296 results.
Spatial Data Science - Spatial Statistics and Space Time Pattern Analysis
Esri Redlands, CA
Data Scientist
iCIMS Matawan, NJ
Director, Market Research
Pitney Bowes Stamford, CT
Research Assistant I
Baylor Scott & White Health Waco, TX
Health Research Analyst /Biostatistician
Northrop Grumman Atlanta, GA
Scientist - Engineer - Polymers - Rubber - Chemicals - Manager
Cameron Craig Group Boston, MA
Data Scientist
Hire Velocity Alexandria, VA
Analyst, Research, Top Down
Acadian Asset Management Boston, MA
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics
sunrise systems Pearl River, NY
Data Scientist
AppLovin Palo Alto, CA

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Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Statistics

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GameChanger Media - GameChanger Media is a New York, NY based company that is bringing high end scorekeeping and stat keeping technology to amateur sports.

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G2 - G2 is a marketing communications agency that helps its clients sell more. They have offices in NYC, San Francisco, Chicago, and Philadelphia.

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HelloWallet - HelloWallet is a Washington, DC. based company that offers a “financial wellness” tool designed with the help of behavioral economists.

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TrueCar - TrueCar is a Santa Monica, CA based company that offers “hassle-free car-buying experience from a nationwide network of certified dealers.”

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Krossover - Krossover is a New York, NY based company that is aiming to “disrupt the current sports content, analytics and technology landscape.”

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NORC at the University of Chicago

NORC at the University of Chicago - NORC at the University of Chicago is a non-profit organization that aims to “to conduct high-quality social science research in the public interest.”

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Wireless Generation - Wireless Generation is a Brooklyn, NY based company that is at the forefront of education technology, and they have a ton of job opportunities.

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MathWorks - MathWorks is a Natick, MA based "developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists," and they have a ton of entry level jobs.

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - Fascinated by geography and navigation? A career with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency might be just what you're looking for.

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Innovations for Poverty Action - If you’re analytically minded and want to put your skills towards erasing poverty, then Innovations for Poverty Action would be a great place for you to work.

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Dropbox - If you love what Dropbox is doing on the cloud storage front, then you should check out their Jobs page for their latest opportunities.

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The Cadmus Group - The Cadmus Group is an environmental consulting firm based in Watertown, MA and they have a variety of entry level jobs for new grads.

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MCG - If you're quantitatively minded and looking to work in an innovative and entrepreneurial environment, then you should consider a job at MCG in Providence, RI.

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The Urban Institute - What I really like about The Urban Institute is that they are tirelessly focused on finding the facts, not promoting political opinions. It's about the research

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is "the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics."

See the complete U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics profile

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Ceteris - For most new grads, grasping exactly what Ceteris does is pretty hard. The best way to get a feel for them is to take a look at examples of their work.

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Educational Testing Service - A career with the Princeton, NJ based Educational Testing Service would take you right back to Junior year in high school with all the standardized tests.

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SeatGeek - Want to get in early? Check out jobs at SeatGeek. Current postings include Lead Web Developer, Frontend Web Developer, Director of Statistics, and more.

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U.S. Department of Labor - If you're fascinated by employment and labor issues, then maybe you’ll want to check out jobs with the U.S. Department of Labor.

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STATS, Inc. - If you’re a sports stats geek like me, you’re probably already dying for a job with STATS... and you're in luck. They're hiring grads for a number of jobs.

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CPWR - If safety research sounds like something that you could dig into, you’re in luck. CPWR has a job/internship for you.

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Wolfram Research - Wolfram Research is "one of the world's most respected software companies" and they have a ton of jobs available for new college grads.

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MDRC - MDRC is a non-profit located in New York City and Oakland, CA, and they are at the forefront of the science of doing good.

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U.S. Census Bureau - Luckily, the U.S. Census Bureau does a lot more than its once every ten years nationwide census. That's why they have so many cool jobs.

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Rubicon Project - If you take a job with Rubicon Project, you will be past the point of no return towards a successful career in the advertising industry.

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Williams-Sonoma - Williams-Sonoma popped into my head while I was thinking about cooking, so I checked to see if they have jobs for new grads. They do!

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Crowd Science - As for jobs at Crowd Science in Mountain View, CA, there are 3 positions currently open - Software Engineer, Systems Administrator, and Marketing Coordinator.

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Gapminder - If someone could figure out a way to bring statistics to life they’d be a millionaire. Or they’d start a non-profit organization called Gapminder.

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