# What You Need to Know About Mathematical Technicians

**Example of a Mathematical Technician Job** Apply standardized mathematical formulas, principles, and methodology to technological problems in engineering and physical sciences in relation to specific industrial and research objectives, processes, equipment, and products.

## Daily Life Of a Mathematical Technician

- Reduce raw data to meaningful terms, using the most practical and accurate combination and sequence of computational methods.
- Modify standard formulas so that they conform to project needs and data processing methods.
- Translate data into numbers, equations, flow charts, graphs, or other forms.
- Confer with scientific or engineering personnel to plan projects.
- Process data for analysis, using computers.
- Apply standardized mathematical formulas, principles, and methodology to the solution of technological problems involving engineering or physical science.

## Types of Mathematical Technician Jobs

- Mathematical Engineering Technician
- Mathematics Technician
- Weight Analyst

## Is There Job Demand for Mathematical Technicians?

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 600 jobs in the United States for Mathematical Technicians.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 7.8% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts new jobs for Mathematical Technicians by 2026. There will be an estimated positions for Mathematical Technician per year.

## What Tools & Technology do Mathematical Technicians Use?

Below is a list of the types of tools and technologies that Mathematical Technicians may use on a daily basis:

- Microsoft Office
- SAS
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Oracle Java
- The MathWorks MATLAB
- Microsoft Excel
- C++
- Microsoft Access
- R
- Minitab

## References

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