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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.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Mathematical Technicians in U.S.

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
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