Biostatistician Salary

The average pay for a Biostatistician is $74,509 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are SAS (Statistical Analysis System) and Research Analysis. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
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$0$122K
Salary $55,162 - $110,624
Bonus $0.00 - $16,614
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $35,000
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$54,057 - $122,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 412
Hourly Data $0$100
Hourly Rate $15.46 - $97.88
Overtime $100.09
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $0.00 - $16,614
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $35,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,057 - $122,150
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Biostatistician

Biostatisticians conduct statistical analyses for a wide range of biology-related topics, as well as assist with experimental design. They work with a scientific team on studies' statistical design, helping determine the team's needs and appropriate methods. They also help with grant applications, conduct data analyses, and help interpret results in consultation with the research team. Biostatisticians also prepare reports related to the methods and results of their analyses; these reports must include all necessary information (such as relevant theories, methods, and conclusion) to be comprehensible to other professionals in the field. Other day-to-day tasks that may be performed by biostatisticians include coordinating and supervising a team of relevant professionals, providing statistical training to clients, interacting with clients to build professional relationships, and mentoring and training employees. Biostatisticians work in a variety of fields, such as epidemiology, genetics, ecology, systems biology, and others. They typically work full time in a hospital, research lab, or office environment; some travel may be required to meet with clients.

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Biostatistician Tasks

  • Develop statistical tables, perform analyses using statistical software, and report on results.
  • Participate in grant and study writing, calculations, mock-ups, and figures.
  • Summarize and present statistical results with data quality flags and recommendations for protocol or data management changes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Biostatistician

Pay by Experience for a Biostatistician has a positive trend. An entry-level Biostatistician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 309 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Biostatistician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Biostatistician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 51 salaries. A Biostatistician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,758

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Key Stats for Biostatistician

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Biostatistician Salaries

▲59%

▲38%

▲15%

National Average
$75,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Biostatistician Salaries

SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
▲18%

Research Analysis
▲16%


Clinical Research
▼0%

National Average
$75,000

SAS
▼3%


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▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 7%
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