Average Statistician Salary

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The average salary for a Statistician is $72,070.
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$50k - $108k
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$49k - $115k

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Job Description for Statistician

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.
The top respondents for the job title Statistician are from the companies U.S. Census Bureau, Battelle Memorial Institute and GlaxoSmithKline. Reported salaries are highest at GlaxoSmithKline where the average pay is $102,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Eli Lilly and Company and Monsanto Company, earning around $93,226 and $72,500, respectively. University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) pays the lowest at around $63,989. Alliant Group and Battelle Memorial Institute also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,000 and $70,440, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Statistician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Statistician

An entry-level Statistician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,023 based on 305 salaries. An early career Statistician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,655 based on 581 salaries. A mid-career Statistician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,718 based on 228 salaries. An experienced Statistician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,521 based on 135 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,161.
Employees with Statistician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 12.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.2% more) and New York, New York (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.8% less).

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