Life of a Sports Statistician

By Logan Henderson

Can I be one?

Are you a quick thinker? Do you think outside the box? Do you have a bachelors degree in a mathematical class or information the biology?Do usually win your fantasy league? Enjoy sports stats? Then you have what it takes to be a Sports Statistician. A job involving numbers, equations, graphic design, and of course sports.

What do they do exactly?

A sports statican job can not only be fun, but also challenging. There job is to take the performances of the players or team and come up with numbers or statistics on these performances. They then send their information to to their teams to help the organization, or they send it to media to decide on awards and help provide topics to write about.

Famous examples

Do you want to help you team win?

Pay, college, and on job or higher schooling

The Pay that most sports statisticians make annually can be anywhere from $ 60,000.00 to over $100,000.00. Now that some good pay. To become a Sports Statistician you will need what's called a bachelors degree, 4 years of college, in math, graphic design, statistics, or probability. While some of the jobs only require a Masters degree, 2 to 3 years, it is considered better to stay in school longer to improve mathematical skills.

It's up to you

Remember that moment when you knew a players was gonna be good because you knew the stats he put up in college or high school. Then remember the next moment where your team instead picked up a player you knew was gonna just sit on the bench and do nothing his whole career. This is what you could prevent providing your opinion on who's gonna make your team the best it can be.