Senior Statistician Salary
|Salary||$69,926 - $123,934|
|Bonus||$999 - $14,000|
|Profit Sharing||$-0.50 - $13,087|
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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).)
|$70,013 - $135,022|
Job Description for Senior Statistician
Senior statisticians are tasked with gathering statistics and providing statistical analysis for their employers, which may include corporations, government offices, political campaigns, universities, and other organizations. They are responsible for conceptualizing and developing experimental designs, developing sample designs, formulating implementation procedures for experiments, defining analytic methods, and developing exploratory techniques for new studies or surveys.Read More...
Many jobs available to senior statisticians require proficiency in computer programming and machine modeling, as these are some of the practical applications of statistics. Most senior statisticians are directly involved in studies' engineering processes, and they frequently have to work with computer programmers and engineers to develop quality products using statistical modeling.
A senior statistician is usually responsible for managing a small group of subordinates, so management experience is required, along with advanced knowledge of research methodology. Additionally, this job requires at least a master's degree in a relevant field, although most employers require a doctoral degree. Superior mathematical and analytical skills are also needed, as are the ability to work well in a team setting and work well on one's own with minimal supervision. Senior statisticians commonly work in an office setting during regular business hours, although additional hours may be required to meet deadlines.
Senior Statistician Tasks
- Use statistical packages and internal systems to document metrics and create reports.
- Create visualizations, presentations and tables.
- Work with staff to replicate findings, identify root causes and explain results.
- Review existing data sources, identify anomalies and problems and update processes.
- Work with leadership to identify goals, track progress and produce actionable findings.
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Popular Skills for Senior Statistician
Senior Statisticians report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in SAS, R, Statistical Analysis, and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 10 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SQL and Data Modeling. Statistical Analysis is a skill commonly found among those who know SAS.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Statistician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Senior Statisticians with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $93K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $97K on average. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $114K. Senior Statisticians who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $115K on average.
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