Average Senior Biostatistician Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Biostatistician is $109,036.
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$81k - $138k
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$80k - $147k

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Job Description for Senior Biostatistician

Senior Biostatistician Tasks
  • Ensure accuracy of all statistical tests, projects, clinical trials, and any other necessary assignments relative to the medical field.
  • Write programs for statistical analysis and assist program users.
  • Prepare, review, and present statistical reports and related documentation.
  • Educate and advise junior biostatisticians, leading them on various research projects.
  • Develop statistical methodologies for accurate testing and evaluation of results and design research projects.

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Popular Skills for Senior Biostatistician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Biostatistician

An entry-level Senior Biostatistician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $108,418 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Biostatistician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,857 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Senior Biostatistician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,221 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Senior Biostatistician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,855 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $112,259.
Employees with Senior Biostatistician in their job title in Wilmington, North Carolina earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.0% more).

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