Demand for Statisticians in Bay Area is Growing
July 21, 2015
Which fast-growing Bay Area job is creating a lot of buzz lately? You might guess computer programmer or software engineer, which would be totally reasonable considering Silicon Valley is home to Facebook, Google, Twitter and other high-tech juggernauts. Yet one of the most in-demand jobs in the area is statistician, reports local CBS affiliate KPIX 5 in San Francisco. The numbers speak for themselves—the mean wage for Bay Area statisticians is a healthy $121,000. And it doesn’t look like the demand will ease up anytime soon.
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