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Most statisticians work in offices, and we all know that offices can be rife with stress; those ad-hoc hallway meetings, what to wear each day, whether to bring or buy your lunch.... But you may be a statistician who travels to gather data or supervise surveys, and traveling has its own set of stresses.

You may work for a private firm or you also may end up working for the government, in which case you're expected to keep your comments about your stress levels to yourself; no one wants to hear a government employee complaining. Crunch your numbers, run your surveys, be thankful about your health care benefits.