sta3215cbe inferential statistics and analytics

Competency

Examine basic descriptive statistics, and demonstrate results using calculated values and statistical charts.

Instructions

Scenario (information repeated for deliverable 01, 03, and 04)

A major client of your company is interested in the salary distributions of jobs in the state of Minnesota that range from $30,000 to $200,000 per year. As a Business Analyst, your boss asks you to research and analyze the salary distributions. You are given a spreadsheet Click for more options

that contains the following information:

  • A listing of the jobs by title
  • The salary (in dollars) for each job

The client needs the preliminary findings by the end of the day, and your boss asks you to first compute some basic statistics.

Background information on the Data

The data set in the spreadsheet consists of 364 records that you will be analyzing from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data set contains a listing of several jobs titles with yearly salaries ranging from approximately $30,000 to $200,000 for the state of Minnesota.

What to Submit

Your boss wants you to submit the spreadsheet with the completed calculations, answers, and analysis.

Grading Rubric

F F C B A
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Not Submitted No Pass Competence Proficiency Mastery
Not Submitted Did not correctly solve a majority of the problems or at least one problem left blank. Correctly solved a majority of the problems. Correctly solved almost all the problems. All problems are solved correctly.
Not Submitted Very few steps are provided to explain how to solve the problem OR the steps provided have several errors. Fairly complete and detailed steps are provided to explain how to solve the problem OR the steps provided have some errors. Mostly complete and detailed steps are provided to explain how to solve the problem. Complete and detailed steps are provided to explain how to solve the problem.
Not Submitted Explanations generally lack a basic understanding of the statistical concepts or lack of proper terminology. Explanations demonstrate a basic understanding of most of the statistical concepts and terminology, but some explanations may be incomplete or incorrect. Explanations demonstrate a proficient understanding of most of the statistical concepts and terminology, but with small errors. Explanations demonstrate a mastery of understanding of the statistical concepts and terminology.
Not Submitted The majority of variables, equations, and expressions are not properly formatted. The majority of variables, equations, and expressions are properly formatted. Almost all variables, equations, and expressions are properly formatted. All variables, equations, and expressions are properly formatted.
 

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