Statistical Clerk

Statistical Clerks utilise statistical formulas to compile and compute data. Clerks gather information to be used by statisticians, which often is represented by charts and graphs.

Duties and tasks

  • Devises charts, graphs and reports
  • Enters data into computer programs
  • Gathers statistics from a variety of sources
  • Interviews people and complies responses
  • Maintains and updates databases
  • Uses statistical formulas to compute and analyse data
  • Verifies that information is accurate

Skills required

  • Accuracy with numbers
  • Organisational skills
  • Pays attention to details
  • Present written data in graphic form
  • Strong mathematical reasoning skills

Working conditions

Statistical Clerks spend a good portion of their work days in front of a computer in a small office area. Statistical Clerks need to be able to focus on large amounts of data for several hours a day. The job is typically Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week.

Professional associations / Industry information

Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance
Finance Sector Union
NIBA College of Insurance and Risk Professionals

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