Salary for Biostatisticians

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Also known as:  Analytical Statistician, Applied Statistician, Biometrician, Biostatistician, Environmental Statistician, Mathematical Statistician, Research Biostatistician, Sampling Expert, Statistical Analyst, Statistical Reporting Analyst helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Working in a subfield of statistics, biostatisticians use biostatistical theory and methods to study the life sciences. They work in collaboration with scientists, physicians and other professionals and must stay informed as to regulations and developments in pharmacology, biostatistics, life sciences, and social sciences. In the execution of scientific experiments, biostatisticians may be called upon to analyze the data and ensure the validity of studies conducted. Due to the highly technical nature of this job, graduate degrees are often required.

A BioStatistician usually gets a pay level of somewhere between $52,700 to $150,840 based on the level of experience. get salaries of ninety-seven thousand one hundred and seventy dollars yearly.

are compensated highest in Idaho, where they can get compensation, on average, of about $117,190. People in this career receive the best pay in Manufacturing, where they get average job salaries of $105,790.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 55.55 percent nationwide in that time.


Biostatisticians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Wholesale Trade
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Public Administration

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance