# Phase 1 Option 1

Mathematics
Review each scenario and data set carefully and choose which scenario you would like to work with. Begin Phase 1 of your analysis by including the following information:
1. Introduce your scenario and data set.
o Provide a brief overview of the scenario you are given above and the data set that you will be analyzing.
o Classify the variables in your data set.
 Which variables are quantitative/qualitative?
 Which variables are discrete/continuous?
 Describe the level of measurement for each variable included in your data set.
2. Discuss the importance of the Measures of Center and the Measures of Variation.
o What are the measures of center and why are they important?
o What are the measures of variation and why are they important?
3. Calculate the measures of center and measures of variation. Interpret your results in context of the selected topic.
o Mean
o Median
o Mode
o Midrange
o Range
o Variance
o Standard Deviation
4. Conclusion
o Recap your ideas by summarizing the information presented.
o This assignment should be formatted using APA guidelines and a minimum of 2 pages in length.

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Job Title Salary
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 40,170
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 40,170
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 40,300
Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 40,310
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 40,400
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 40,580
Firefighters 40,590
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 40,590
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 40,600
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 40,740
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 41,040
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 41,050
Painters, Transportation Equipment 41,180
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 41,190
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 41,230
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 41,290
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 41,360
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 41,380
Community and Social Service Occupations 41,400
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 41,470
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 41,590
Forensic Science Technicians 41,700
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 41,780
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 41,850
Sound Engineering Technicians 41,870
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 41,910
Logging Workers, All Other 41,940
Hearing Aid Specialists 42,170
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 42,230
Athletic Trainers 42,330
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,340
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 42,410
Community Health Workers 42,490
Tire Builders 42,500
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 42,510
Mental Health Counselors 42,720
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 42,750
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 42,760
Financial Clerks, All Other 42,830
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 43,000
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 43,140
Exercise Physiologists 43,150
Electricians 43,200
Forest and Conservation Technicians 43,210
Gaming Supervisors 43,260
Millwrights 43,300
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 43,340
Credit Counselors 43,360
Chemical Technicians 43,370
Agricultural Inspectors 43,470
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 43,500
Brokerage Clerks 43,690
Marriage and Family Therapists 43,780
Crane and Tower Operators 43,910
Film and Video Editors 43,940
Anthropologists and Archeologists 43,970
Healthcare Social Workers 44,080
Medical Equipment Repairers 44,240
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 44,310
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 44,330
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 44,470
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 44,570
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 44,610
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 44,690
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 44,890
Health Educators 44,920
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 45,000
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 45,020
Computer User Support Specialists 45,150
Postal Service Clerks 45,400
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 45,510
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers 45,510
Cargo and Freight Agents 45,610
Mining Machine Operators, All Other 45,660
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 46,020
Embalmers 46,100
Fish and Game Wardens 46,110
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 46,170
Respiratory Therapists 46,200
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 46,320
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 46,410
Architectural and Civil Drafters 46,470
Dental Hygienists 46,530
Interior Designers 46,540
Dietitians and Nutritionists 46,720
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 46,730
Tool and Die Makers 46,750
Editors 46,760
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 46,990
Public Relations Specialists 47,070
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 47,100
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic 47,290
Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons 47,440
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 47,760
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 47,990
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 48,010
Drafters, All Other 48,090
Commercial and Industrial Designers 48,120
Music Directors and Composers 48,190
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 48,230
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 48,260
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 48,360
Curators 48,470
Environmental Engineering Technicians 48,520
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 48,790
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 48,810
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 48,830
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 48,970
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 49,150
Postal Service Mail Carriers 49,350
Farm and Home Management Advisors 49,430
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 49,580
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 49,580
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 49,620
Construction and Building Inspectors 49,630
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,740
Labor Relations Specialists 50,100
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 50,150
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 50,170
Credit Analysts 50,290
Web Developers 50,610
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 50,810
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 50,820
Producers and Directors 50,920
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 50,940
Surveyors 51,410
Legal Support Workers, All Other 51,570
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 51,900
Fundraisers 51,930
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 52,200
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 52,330
Insurance Underwriters 52,330
Librarians 52,340
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 52,340
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 52,390
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 52,430
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 52,450
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 52,530
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 52,650
Chemical Plant and System Operators 52,710
Airfield Operations Specialists 52,740
Mechanical Drafters 52,840
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 52,900
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 52,950
Mine Shuttle Car Operators 53,150
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 53,190
Funeral Service Managers 53,210
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 53,470
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 53,480
Physical Therapist Assistants 53,710
Audiologists 53,830
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 53,860
Insurance Sales Agents 54,050
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 54,140
Roof Bolters, Mining 54,150
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 54,170
Writers and Authors 54,250
Hoist and Winch Operators 54,330
Set and Exhibit Designers 54,620
Occupational Therapy Assistants 55,190
Special Education Teachers, All Other 55,310
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 55,340
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 55,430
Life Scientists, All Other 55,510
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 55,630
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 55,700
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 55,820
Boilermakers 55,870
Registered Nurses 55,870
Locomotive Engineers 55,900
Computer Network Support Specialists 55,990
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 55,990
Foresters 56,020
History Teachers, Postsecondary 56,050
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 56,160
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 56,220
Avionics Technicians 56,440
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 56,600
Real Estate Sales Agents 56,600
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 56,700
Cost Estimators 56,980
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 56,990
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 57,160
Training and Development Specialists 57,180
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 57,210
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 57,230
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects 57,230
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 57,390
Industrial Engineering Technicians 57,510
Private Detectives and Investigators 57,620
Multimedia Artists and Animators 57,700
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 57,820
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 58,140
Human Resources Specialists 58,160
Statisticians 58,210
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 58,340
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 58,420
Urban and Regional Planners 58,590
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 58,640
Geological and Petroleum Technicians 58,700
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 58,870
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 59,000
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 59,010
Epidemiologists 59,130
Technical Writers 59,590
Nuclear Technicians 59,630
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 59,730
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 59,760
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 59,800
Food Service Managers 59,820
Social Workers, All Other 60,040
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 60,360
Soil and Plant Scientists 60,470
Archivists 60,560
Power Plant Operators 60,720
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 61,290
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 61,300
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 61,360
Social and Community Service Managers 61,440
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 61,760
Gas Plant Operators 61,780
Historians 62,210
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 62,320
Compliance Officers 62,600
Orthotists and Prosthetists 62,630
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 62,740
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 62,800
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 63,080
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 63,400
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 63,870
Accountants and Auditors 63,910
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 63,950
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 64,250
Instructional Coordinators 65,060
Speech-Language Pathologists 65,140
Transportation Inspectors 65,650
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 66,150
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 66,370
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 66,490
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 66,660
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 66,890
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 67,040
Loan Officers 67,070
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 67,390
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 67,430
Plant and System Operators, All Other 67,440
Financial Specialists, All Other 67,910
Elevator Installers and Repairers 67,930
Emergency Management Directors 67,970
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 68,750
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 68,910
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 68,990
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 69,080
Ship Engineers 69,300
Environmental Engineers 69,970
Real Estate Brokers 70,520
Power Distributors and Dispatchers 70,530
Chemists 70,740
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 71,100
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 71,260
Conservation Scientists 71,400
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 71,420
Civil Engineers 71,890
Landscape Architects 72,760
Occupational Therapists 73,260
Budget Analysts 73,650
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 73,780
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 74,600
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 75,440
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 75,530
Art Directors 76,280
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 77,280
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 77,690
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 77,880
Financial Examiners 78,040
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 78,630
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 78,700
Information Security Analysts 78,810
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 79,040
Computer Systems Analysts 79,200
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 79,450
Veterinarians 79,820
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 79,910
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 80,010
Computer Programmers 80,490
Chiropractors 80,690
Legal Occupations 81,140
Logisticians 81,280
Industrial Engineers 81,330
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 81,970
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 82,560
Computer Occupations, All Other 83,170
Mechanical Engineers 83,370
Physical Therapists 83,460
Commercial Pilots 83,940
Actuaries 84,190
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 84,390
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 85,800
Biomedical Engineers 85,810
Psychologists, All Other 86,080
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 86,090
Compensation and Benefits Managers 87,210
Training and Development Managers 87,630
Operations Research Analysts 87,680
Nurse Practitioners 88,320
Computer Network Architects 88,400
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 88,670
Physician Assistants 88,680
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 89,080
Construction Managers 89,680
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary 90,080
Management Analysts 90,310
Electrical Engineers 91,040
Software Developers, Applications 91,070
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 91,360
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 92,010
Chemical Engineers 92,420
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 92,630
Industrial Production Managers 93,500
Human Resources Managers 93,630
Medical and Health Services Managers 93,750
Financial Analysts 93,970
Air Traffic Controllers 94,030
Managers, All Other 94,950
Materials Engineers 95,030
Optometrists 96,210
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 96,290
Software Developers, Systems Software 96,290
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 98,480
Sales Engineers 99,260
Computer Hardware Engineers 99,980
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 100,310
Computer and Information Research Scientists 103,900
Economists 104,280
Aerospace Engineers 104,730
Lawyers 106,790
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 108,160
Physicists 108,740
Nuclear Engineers 110,620
Marketing Managers 111,320
Sales Managers 111,910
Podiatrists 112,230
Natural Sciences Managers 113,650
Financial Managers 116,110