Sample 1 - State of California

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Statistical Assistants
(SOC Code : 43-9111)
in California

Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Include actuarial clerks.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$24.61$20.18$23.89$27.86

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 20221,1001,30020018.250

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Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Insurance Carriers 5,47029.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 96213.2%
Elementary and Secondary Schools 17,3877.1%
Colleges and Universities 2,3176.7%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 6,1702.9%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,6752.5%
Offices of Physicians 63,2182.1%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

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About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Compute and analyze data, using statistical formulas and computers or calculators.
Enter data into computers for use in analyses or reports.
Compile statistics from source materials, such as production or sales records, quality-control or test records, time sheets, or survey sheets.
Compile reports, charts, or graphs that describe and interpret findings of analyses.
Check source data to verify completeness and accuracy.
Participate in the publication of data or information.
File data and related information and maintain and update databases.
Discuss data presentation requirements with clients.
Select statistical tests for analyzing data.
Code data prior to computer entry, using lists of codes.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Programming - Writing computer programs for various purposes.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
Number Facility - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

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