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Math Statistician

Job Summary, Qualifications and Application Information


  • Being on the forefront of developing new statistical methodologies and performing innovative research to provide data-driven insights to federal and local governments.
  • Developing and conducting statistical computing research involving record linkage, time series-modeling, seasonal adjustment, and demographic forecasting.
  • Designing the surveys that provide the official measurements of income and poverty, unemployment, manufacturing, and foreign trade.
  • Being a part of the statistics sought by the president's council of economic advisors, the Federal Reserve Board, and the Congress.


Their background includes 24 semester/36 quarter hours of mathematics and statistics in courses such as:

  • Introduction to Numerical Analysis
  • Elementary Mathematical Models
  • Vectors and Matrices
  • Introduction to Number Theory
  • Differential Equations
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Theory of Equations
  • Regression Analysis
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Probability
  • Integral Vector Calculus
  • Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations
  • Linear Algebra
  • Mathematical Methods of Operational Research
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Sampling Theory
  • Stochastic Process
  • Questionnaire Design
  • Data Collection Methods in Survey Research
  • Survey Methodologies

Application Information:

Starting salaries range from $52,749 - $116,788 based on education and experience. Positions are located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland, near the Metro Rail Green Line – Suitland Station.

Important Information:

  • Applicants must have 24 college semester hours of mathematics and statistics courses.
  • You must submit a copy of your resume and a course listing or transcript with your application.
  • Please read the vacancy announcement for full requirements and information on how to apply. 

 You can learn more and apply online today: 

For additional information, call our Recruitment Team at 1-800-638-6719 or email us at recruiter@census.gov.

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Page Last Revised - August 4, 2022
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