Senior Biostatistician Salary
A Senior Biostatistician earns an average salary of $110,663 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
|Salary||$83,557 - $140,248|
|Bonus||$1,014 - $20,273|
|Total Pay (||$82,707 - $153,563|
Job Description for Senior Biostatistician
Senior biostatisticians are responsible for conducting bio-statistics analyses for their organizations and using a personal computer to conduct research. They should work well in a team setting with other professionals to share information and survey results, but also independently with minimal supervision.Read More...
Senior biostatisticians work with clinical trial coordinators to write documents to validate their advice and use strategies to meet strict deadlines, and they must anticipate business needs and strive to provide the best client service. They are responsible for overseeing the work of data coordinators and must be proficient with different operating systems and programming languages to create and modify scripts and analyze data. They should also be familiar with categorical and scientific writing methods to explain statistical techniques, and they typically work in an office environment during regular business hours.
Senior biostatisticians must be well-versed with statistics software to relay data and increase productivity and efficiency, and they use office applications to write reports based on statistical analyses and present data in spreadsheets. Strong interpersonal skills are important in this position to work well with others in a laboratory setting, and they must also follow strict privacy regulations to protect data integrity. A bachelor's degree in biology, statistics, or a related field and prior experience as a biostatistician are generally required for this position, and industry certifications are also helpful.
Senior Biostatistician Tasks
- Ensure accuracy of all statistical tests, projects, clinical trials, and any other necessary assignments relative to the medical field.
- Write programs for statistical analysis and assist program users.
- Prepare, review, and present statistical reports and related documentation.
- Educate and advise junior biostatisticians, leading them on various research projects.
- Develop statistical methodologies for accurate testing and evaluation of results and design research projects.
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Biostatistician
Pay by Experience for a Senior Biostatistician has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Biostatistician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Biostatistician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Senior Biostatistician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 36 salaries. A Senior Biostatistician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $152,000 based on 6 salaries.
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