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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$48,759 - $105,862
$49K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,097
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$18.82 - $51.52
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MEDIAN: $30.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,759 - $105,862  
   
Bonus
$481.02 - $12,182  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,848  
Total Pay (?
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$48,348 - $110,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 609
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.82 - $51.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$24.16 - $59.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.02 - $12,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,848  
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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$48,348 - $110,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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 by Experience Level for Statistician

Pay by Experience for a Statistician has a positive trend. An entry-level Statistician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 463 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Statistician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 152 salaries. An experienced Statistician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 78 salaries. A Statistician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,949

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Key Stats for Statistician

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Statistician Salaries

▲52%

▲38%

▲12%

National Average
$72,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Statistician Salaries

Machine Learning
▲17%

Python
▲16%





SAS
▲1%

National Average
$72,000

R
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

SQL
▼5%

Big Data Analytics
▼13%

SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
▼15%

Stata
▼17%

SPSS
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%
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