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Statistical officers and related research support occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1254

Statistical officers and related research support occupations in this unit group provide statistical and research support services to a wide range of businesses and organizations. These workers conduct statistical routines, monitor trends, compile data and prepare charts, graphs, summaries and reports in support of organizational information needs and research activities. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors. Statistical officers who are also supervisors are included in this unit group.

Job Duties for Statistical officers and related research support occupations

  • Compile tables, charts, graphs and summarized statistics for integration in research papers and reports
  • Process data using statistical software to conduct basic analyses of trends in support of research activities
  • Collect, consolidate, cross-tabulate and format data from various sources to prepare draft reports for review by supervisors or researchers
  • Assist in collection and tracking of data from monitored use of services and provide information to management and client groups
  • May prepare technical documents and monitoring reports on volumetrics and other trend analyses
  • May supervise statistical and research support workers.

Working Conditions for Statistical officers and related research support occupations

Work is performed in an office or educational environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Psychology Research Assistant (except University)
  • Research Assistant - Generalist (except University)
  • Research Assistant (except Post-secondary)
  • Research Support Officer
  • Social Research Assistant (except University)
  • Social Science Research Assistant (except University)
  • Statistical Officer
  • Statistical Technician
  • Technical Research Assistant (except Post-secondary)
  • Technical Services Officer - Statistics
  • Research Assistant - Generalist (except University)
  • Research Support Officer
  • Social Research Assistant (except University)
  • Statistical Officer
  • Technical Research Assistant (except Post-secondary)