Congratulations, #StatsGrad! Celebrate with Us & Enter to Win
May 3, 2018
Are you completing a degree in statistics this graduation season? Congratulations!
#StatsGrad submissions will be shared on the This is Statistics blog, and one lucky winner will win a $50 Amex gift card!
Family and friends of stats graduates are encouraged to share, too! Winner must be a U.S. resident.
It’s a Great Time to be a Statistician
The opportunities in the field of statistics have never been greater, and universities are adapting to the demand. In fact, the number of universities granting degrees in statistics has been growing rapidly since 2010.
In 2017, Glassdoor declared data scientist the top job for career prospects, base salary and overall job satisfaction, and U.S. News listed statistician among the top STEM jobs. And we’re just getting started—the opportunities for statisticians are projected to keep growing for years to come.
Why? Your statistics skills can be applied to practically any field, and in a world where data is more accessible than ever before, so are people with the skills to make sense of it.
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