Salary for Biostatisticians

Also known as:  Analytical Statistician, Applied Statistician, Biometrician, Biostatistician, Environmental Statistician, Mathematical Statistician, Research Biostatistician, Sampling Expert, Statistical Analyst, Statistical Reporting Analyst


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. Wages range from $65,000-$85,000 per year.

A BioStatistician receives a salary ranging from 56000 and 84000 based on experience and talent. Biostatisticians will most likely receive an average compensation of Seventy Seven Thousand Eight Hundred dollars yearly.

Biostatisticians can get the best pay in the District of Columbia, where they can earn average wages of approximating $102820. This group of people are compensated most highly in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can get an average pay rate of $84640.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 22.87 percent nationwide in that time.
Biostatisticians tend to make the most in the following industries
Manufacturing $84,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises $83,970
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $80,360
Wholesale Trade $79,600
Public Administration $79,070
Other Services (except Public Administration) $76,130
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $57,420
Educational Services $69,310
Finance and Insurance $70,270
Information $72,180
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $72,200
Transportation and Warehousing $75,490
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