Statistical officers and related research support occupations (NOC 1254)

About this job

Statistical officers and related research support occupations in this group:

  • provide statistical and research support services to a wide range of businesses and organizations.
  • conduct statistical routines,
  • monitor trends,
  • compile data
  • prepare charts, graphs, summaries and reports in support of organizational information needs and research activities.
  • employed throughout the private and public sectors.

Statistical officers who are also supervisors are included in this unit group.

Common job titles
  • assistant, research (not post-secondary)
  • officer, research support
  • officer, statistics
  • officer, technical services - statistics
  • technician, statistics


Statistical officers and related research support workers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • 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.

Work environment

Work in this occupation is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office or school.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

With experience, actuaries may progress to managerial positions in consulting, insurance and finance. They may also be self-employed.

Additional resources

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