Average Biostatistician Salary

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The average salary for a Biostatistician is $75,691.
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$56k - $115k
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$972 - $39k
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$55k - $125k

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Job Description for Biostatistician

Biostatistician Tasks
  • Develop statistical tables, perform analyses using statistical software, and report on results.
  • Participate in grant and study writing, calculations, mock-ups, and figures.
  • Summarize and present statistical results with data quality flags and recommendations for protocol or data management changes.
The top respondents for the job title Biostatistician are from the companies Stanford University, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Stanford University where the average pay is $80,929. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc and Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), earning around $78,850 and $71,595, respectively. Johns Hopkins University pays the lowest at around $57,449. University of Miami School of Medicine and The Cleveland Clinic also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $63,768 and $67,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Biostatistician

Skills in Statistical Analysis and Clinical Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include R, Data Analysis and SAS.

Pay by Experience Level for Biostatistician

An entry-level Biostatistician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,460 based on 215 salaries. An early career Biostatistician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,494 based on 446 salaries. A mid-career Biostatistician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,470 based on 175 salaries. An experienced Biostatistician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,651 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,067.
Employees with Biostatistician in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 48.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (21.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (21.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (6.4% less), New York, New York (2.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.0% less).

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