Average Statistician Salary

$73,184
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,951
Bonus
$2,003
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The average salary for a Statistician is $73,184.
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$52k
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$73k
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$106k
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What Do Statisticians Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Statistician

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The top respondents for the job title Statistician are from the companies University of Michigan (U-M), U.S. Census Bureau and State Farm Insurance Company. Reported salaries are highest at Mayo Clinic Arizona where the average pay is $79,913. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Census Bureau and State Farm Insurance Company, earning around $79,012 and $75,500, respectively. University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) pays the lowest at around $63,989. University of Michigan (U-M) and Monsanto Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,152 and $72,500, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Statisticians?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Statisticians?

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 $64,753 based on 111 salaries. An early career Statistician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,833 based on 509 salaries. A mid-career Statistician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,788 based on 184 salaries. An experienced Statistician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,107 based on 117 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $106,896.
Employees with Statistician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (5.3% less), Denver, Colorado (4.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 965 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.5%
Early Career
52.7%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
12.1%
Late Career
4.6%