Statistical Clerk Job Description and Responsibilities

The statistical studies include important information, generally in the shape of tables, charts, or graphics with sales reports, quality control records, human resources records, timesheets, investigation sheets, and questionnaires to help out administrators and executive staff. The statistical clerk computes numerical records according to formulas by means of a calculator. Before that, his job includes verifying the accuracy of the source material. He may perhaps be known, depending on the kind of statistics accumulated, as production statistical clerk, time analysis clerk, sales record clerk, traffic enumerator and so on. He may also organize facts and statistics from media guides used throughout televised sporting shows.


A statistical clerk will

  • accomplish office functions to the department of statistics
  • arrange charts and graphics with necessary information, evaluate records, collect fabrication and sales data for analytical sales aims
  • arrange and draws questionnaires and study sheets to gather data for statistical studies
  • conduct research and collect information for statistical analyses and use the necessary statistical tools to examine and confirm the accuracy of data collected
  • she/he will also accumulate and categorize data according to standard procedures and will organize data in graphic representations and tabulated structures
  • it is his job to examine interviewers to collect information for market studies or public opinion polls
  • statistical clerks gather questions and other information into reports, lists and directories
  • the list of the statistical clerk's duties is completed with routine statistical investigation of data and the examination of the information accumulated

Production Statistical Clerk

The production statistical clerks are in great demand. Their responsibility is to initiate and put into practice superior values in preparing statistical projections and statistics, performing regular calculations and checking tabular data for correctness. A production statistical clerk operates central processing unit terminals to access and recover reports in standard formats requiring a number of interpretations of usual data and processes applications brought from different sources. A first class statistical clerk has to know the configuration, functions, the laws, regulations, policies, and directions relevant for the work performed and the managerial practices and principles established to perform the services. He must also know the bureau and office support purpose and particular office automation technology related to the job such as the automatic workflow structure and the optical imaging system. A statistical clerk must have the capability to read and understand agency policies and guiding principles significant to office support actions; he must choose, adapt and relate established office support, values, measures and cooperate with clients from different socio-economic standards with diplomacy, good manners, and self confidence. He should be able to speak efficiently, to be able to deal with difficult or irritated individuals and keep harmonious associations, to adapt rapidly to changes in conditions, which interrupt the workflow. In these conditions, he must pay attention to different aspects and ensure the exactness and completeness of the records.