A little over a year ago, when I was a senior in high school was when I first took my first
statistics class. At first, the class seemed boring, due to the fact that all we did at the beginning
of the year was memorize key terms. However, later on throughout the year, I have learned to
love the subject. It is my favorite branch of mathematics, and that is why I am currently majoring
in Math and Science Statistics at Kean University. I wish to become a mathematics high school
teacher, specifically teach Statistics. Since being a teacher only requires you to work about 8
hours a day, plus you get to have about 2 months off, my second career would have to be a sports
A sports statistician is a person who basically collects data and analyzes it carefully.
These people keep track of everything that goes on in a game. For example, some of the works
done by statisticians are the baseball box scores. The number of punches a fighter throws at an
opponent and the number that have landed are also examples of sports statistician. When you
need to know the progress of a particular game from your favorite team, a Sports statistician is
there to give you the most accurate data collected. In a sporting event, attendance matters.
Professional sports franchise hire statisticians to add up the attendance of their games. These
statisticians also find out the total amount of people who attended games fort team through the
year. They also find out the probability on how many tickets will be sold in the following year.
As you can see, franchises deploy statisticians so that they can figure out the strengths and
weaknesses of their teams. Announcing a team’s attendance record is important to franchises as
well since it displays the strength, or lack thereof, of their fan base and stream of movies from
The Salary range for a statistician varies. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor
Statistics, the average...