The average salary for a Senior Statistician is $96,618.
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Job Description for Senior Statistician
Senior statisticians are tasked with gathering statistics and providing statistical analysis for their employers, which may include corporations, government offices, political campaigns, universities, and other organizations. They are responsible for conceptualizing and developing experimental designs, developing sample designs, formulating implementation procedures for experiments, defining analytic methods, and developing exploratory techniques for new studies or surveys. Many jobs available…Read more
Senior Statistician Tasks
- Use statistical packages and internal systems to document metrics and create reports.
- Create visualizations, presentations and tables.
- Work with staff to replicate findings, identify root causes and explain results.
- Review existing data sources, identify anomalies and problems and update processes.
- Work with leadership to identify goals, track progress and produce actionable findings.
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Popular Skills for Senior Statistician
Skills in Statistical Analysis, SAS and R are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and SQL.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Statistician
An early career Senior Statistician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $86,366 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Senior Statistician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,032 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Senior Statistician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,400 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Statistician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (3.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ann Arbor, Michigan (27.1% less), Los Angeles, California (19.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.1% less).
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