Statistician Salary

A Statistician earns an average salary of $70,769 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Machine Learning and Python. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$48,484 - $105,310
$48K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,769
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90%

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$18.47 - $51.35
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$51
MEDIAN: $29.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,484 - $105,310  
   
Bonus
$486.97 - $12,032  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,500  
Total Pay (?
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$47,895 - $110,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 571
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$18.47 - $51.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$24.16 - $99.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$486.97 - $12,032  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,500  
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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$47,895 - $110,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Job Description for Statistician

A statistician is a broad term for a professional involved in the field of either theoretical or applied statistics. Statisticians analyze a variety of data to supplement the knowledge of professionals or businesses in the private or public sector. Their work hinges on their ability to produce reliable data using appropriate, up-to-date methods; this can mean, for example, managing and executing surveys or ensuring that accurate data is obtained via other means such as reviewing pre-existing records or via interviews. Statisticians process and analyze the data using different mathematical techniques and specialized software, then summarizing the results into practical advice for their employer. These conclusions may be used to advise on strategy and assist immediate decision-making.

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Statistician Tasks

  • Apply statistical theory to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information.
  • May also develop new mathematical theories.
  • May specialize in fields, such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, economic statistics, or other fields.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,379

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Key Stats for Statistician

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Statistician Salaries

▲53%

▲39%

▲13%

National Average
$71,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Statistician Salaries

Machine Learning
▲18%

Python
▲17%





SAS
▲1%

R
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$71,000

SQL
▼4%

Big Data Analytics
▼12%

SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
▼14%

Stata
▼17%

SPSS
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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