Statistician Salary (United States)

A Statistician earns an average salary of $71,887 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Statistician Salary (?
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$45,377 - $108,225
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MEDIAN: $71,886
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Statistician Salary (?
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$12.81 - $53.90
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,377 - $108,225  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,135  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $19,000  
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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$43,473 - $114,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 992
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.81 - $53.90  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $66.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,135  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $19,000  
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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$43,473 - $114,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for Statistician

Statisticians specialize in collecting and analyzing mathematical data to solve problems and make predictions regarding future outcomes. The profession exists in both the private and public sectors. These sectors can include manufacturing, government, science, engineering, science, and public health. When a project is assigned, they will first plan ways to collect information that is needed, and then brainstorm from their knowledge of probability for sampling.
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Statistician Tasks
  • May specialize in fields, such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, economic statistics, or other fields.
  • May also develop new mathematical theories.
  • Apply statistical theory to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$72,000
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Philadelphia
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Experience Affects Statistician Salaries

National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Statistician Salaries

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
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Statistical Analysis
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SAS
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$72,000
R
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SQL
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Microsoft Excel
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SPSS
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 7%