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Statistical Clerks

ANZSCO ID 552314

Overview

All Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks

  • $1,217 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth

Statistical Clerks

  • 220 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 71% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 41 hours Average full-time
  • 44 years Average age
  • 59% female Gender Share

Statistical Clerks compile data and undertake statistical and actuarial computations.

Specialisations: Actuarial Clerk.

You can work as a Statistical Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as statistics and economics.

Tasks
  • Compiles statistics from financial records, survey returns and other data sources, and verifies the authenticity of the material.
  • Operates computers to input, manipulate and output information.
  • Compiles results of calculations into tables, graphs and charts to be used in analysis.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Statistical Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as statistics and economics.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Financial Services VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks who have a high attention to detail, provide good customer service and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Mathematics

    76% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  2. Computers and electronics

    72% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  3. English language

    63% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Clerical

    61% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  5. Customer and personal service

    56% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  6. Education and training

    52% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  7. Administration and management

    43% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  8. Economics and accounting

    42% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  9. Law and government

    39% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  10. Personnel and human resources

    38% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  11. Communications and media

    37% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  12. Production and processing

    30% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  13. Psychology

    30% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  14. Engineering and technology

    29% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  15. Sociology and anthropology

    27% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  16. Sales and marketing

    26% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  17. Public safety and security

    26% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  18. Telecommunications

    17% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  19. Transportation

    15% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  20. Food production

    14% Skill level

    Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Mathematics

    70% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  2. Reading comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  3. Critical thinking

    55% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  4. Active learning

    54% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  5. Speaking

    54% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  6. Writing

    54% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  7. Active listening

    52% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  8. Programming

    50% Skill level

    Writing computer programs.

  9. Complex problem solving

    48% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  10. Judgment and decision making

    43% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  11. Time management

    43% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  12. Learning strategies

    43% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  13. Monitoring

    43% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  14. Instructing

    41% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  15. Social perceptiveness

    41% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  16. Coordination with others

    39% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  17. Serving others

    39% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  18. Persuasion

    37% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  19. Negotiation

    37% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  20. Management of personnel resources

    29% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Mathematics

    70% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  2. Working with numbers

    66% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  3. Oral comprehension

    59% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Near vision

    57% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  5. Oral expression

    57% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  6. Written comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  7. Written expression

    55% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  8. Deductive reasoning

    55% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    54% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  10. Brainstorming

    50% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  11. Inductive reasoning

    48% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  12. Categorising

    48% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Problem spotting

    48% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  14. Speech recognition

    45% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  15. Originality

    45% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  16. Flexibility of closure

    43% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  17. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  18. Speech clarity

    43% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Speed of recognition

    41% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  20. Perceptual speed

    39% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Collecting and organising information

    82% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  2. Making sense of information and ideas

    76% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  3. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    70% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  4. Planning and prioritising work

    70% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  5. Building good relationships

    68% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  6. Researching and investigating

    68% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  7. Communicating within a team

    67% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  8. Working with computers

    62% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  9. Making decisions and solving problems

    61% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  10. Explaining things to people

    61% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  11. Documenting or recording information

    56% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  12. Communicating with the public

    55% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  13. Coaching and developing others

    51% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  14. Coordinating the work of a team

    47% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  15. Giving expert advice

    47% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  16. Checking compliance with standards

    45% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  17. Looking for changes over time

    45% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  18. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    41% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

  19. Leading and encouraging a team

    40% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

  20. Providing office support

    36% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-9111.00 - Statistical Assistants.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Electronic mail

    100% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Spend time sitting

    96% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  3. Face-to-face discussions

    95% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  4. Being exact or accurate

    89% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    88% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  6. Telephone

    88% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  7. Teamwork

    82% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  8. Freedom to make decisions

    81% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  9. Contact with people

    80% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  10. Unstructured work

    79% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  11. Making repetitive motions

    73% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  12. Time pressure

    73% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  13. Impact of decisions

    69% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  14. Lead or coordinate a team

    69% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  15. Repeating same tasks

    69% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  16. Frequent decision making

    64% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  17. Contact with the public

    60% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  18. Competition

    60% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  19. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    58% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  20. Physically close to people

    56% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Support

    62% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  2. Achievement

    48% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  3. Relationships

    48% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  4. Working conditions

    48% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Independence

    43% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  6. Recognition

    38% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Administrative

    100% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  2. Analytical

    76% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  3. Enterprising

    52% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  4. Practical

    38% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  5. Creative

    29% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Helping

    19% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-9111.00 - Statistical Assistants.

All Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks

  • $1,217 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth

Statistical Clerks

  • 220 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 71% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 41 hours Average full-time
  • 44 years Average age
  • 59% female Gender Share

Statistical Clerks compile data and undertake statistical and actuarial computations.

Specialisations: Actuarial Clerk.

You can work as a Statistical Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as statistics and economics.

Tasks
  • Compiles statistics from financial records, survey returns and other data sources, and verifies the authenticity of the material.
  • Operates computers to input, manipulate and output information.
  • Compiles results of calculations into tables, graphs and charts to be used in analysis.

You can work as a Statistical Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as statistics and economics.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Financial Services VET training pathways.

Employers look for Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks who have a high attention to detail, provide good customer service and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Mathematics

    76% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  2. Computers and electronics

    72% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  3. English language

    63% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Clerical

    61% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  5. Customer and personal service

    56% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  6. Education and training

    52% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  7. Administration and management

    43% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  8. Economics and accounting

    42% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  9. Law and government

    39% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  10. Personnel and human resources

    38% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  11. Communications and media

    37% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  12. Production and processing

    30% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  13. Psychology

    30% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  14. Engineering and technology

    29% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  15. Sociology and anthropology

    27% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  16. Sales and marketing

    26% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  17. Public safety and security

    26% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  18. Telecommunications

    17% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  19. Transportation

    15% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  20. Food production

    14% Skill level

    Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Mathematics

    70% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  2. Reading comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  3. Critical thinking

    55% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  4. Active learning

    54% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  5. Speaking

    54% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  6. Writing

    54% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  7. Active listening

    52% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  8. Programming

    50% Skill level

    Writing computer programs.

  9. Complex problem solving

    48% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  10. Judgment and decision making

    43% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  11. Time management

    43% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  12. Learning strategies

    43% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  13. Monitoring

    43% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  14. Instructing

    41% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  15. Social perceptiveness

    41% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  16. Coordination with others

    39% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  17. Serving others

    39% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  18. Persuasion

    37% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  19. Negotiation

    37% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  20. Management of personnel resources

    29% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Mathematics

    70% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  2. Working with numbers

    66% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  3. Oral comprehension

    59% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Near vision

    57% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  5. Oral expression

    57% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  6. Written comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  7. Written expression

    55% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  8. Deductive reasoning

    55% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    54% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  10. Brainstorming

    50% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  11. Inductive reasoning

    48% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  12. Categorising

    48% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Problem spotting

    48% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  14. Speech recognition

    45% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  15. Originality

    45% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  16. Flexibility of closure

    43% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  17. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  18. Speech clarity

    43% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Speed of recognition

    41% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  20. Perceptual speed

    39% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Collecting and organising information

    82% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  2. Making sense of information and ideas

    76% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  3. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    70% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  4. Planning and prioritising work

    70% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  5. Building good relationships

    68% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  6. Researching and investigating

    68% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  7. Communicating within a team

    67% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  8. Working with computers

    62% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  9. Making decisions and solving problems

    61% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  10. Explaining things to people

    61% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  11. Documenting or recording information

    56% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  12. Communicating with the public

    55% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  13. Coaching and developing others

    51% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  14. Coordinating the work of a team

    47% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  15. Giving expert advice

    47% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  16. Checking compliance with standards

    45% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  17. Looking for changes over time

    45% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  18. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    41% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

  19. Leading and encouraging a team

    40% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

  20. Providing office support

    36% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-9111.00 - Statistical Assistants.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Electronic mail

    100% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Spend time sitting

    96% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  3. Face-to-face discussions

    95% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  4. Being exact or accurate

    89% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    88% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  6. Telephone

    88% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  7. Teamwork

    82% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  8. Freedom to make decisions

    81% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  9. Contact with people

    80% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  10. Unstructured work

    79% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  11. Making repetitive motions

    73% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  12. Time pressure

    73% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  13. Impact of decisions

    69% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  14. Lead or coordinate a team

    69% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  15. Repeating same tasks

    69% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  16. Frequent decision making

    64% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  17. Contact with the public

    60% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  18. Competition

    60% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  19. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    58% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  20. Physically close to people

    56% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Support

    62% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  2. Achievement

    48% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  3. Relationships

    48% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  4. Working conditions

    48% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Independence

    43% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  6. Recognition

    38% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Administrative

    100% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  2. Analytical

    76% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  3. Enterprising

    52% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  4. Practical

    38% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  5. Creative

    29% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Helping

    19% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-9111.00 - Statistical Assistants.
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