Statistician Salary (United States)

A Statistician earns an average salary of $71,580 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Statistician Total Pay (?
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$45,336 - $109,745
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110K
MEDIAN: $71,580
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Statistician Total Pay (?
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$12.77 - $61.00
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,336 - $109,745  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,693  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $18,548  
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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$43,421 - $116,587  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,096
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.77 - $61.00  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $53.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,693  
   
Profit Sharing
$502 - $18,548  
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).
)
$43,421 - $116,587  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,096
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Seattle
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Austin
up arrow 16%
Raleigh
up arrow 11%
Dallas
up arrow 10%
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Durham
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National Average
$72,000
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Philadelphia
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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Ann Arbor
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Experience Affects Statistician Salaries

National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Statistician Salaries

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 9%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 4%
SAS
up arrow 2%
National Average
$72,000
SQL
up arrow 3%
Data Management
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%
R
up arrow 15%
SPSS
up arrow 25%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 7%
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