Salary for Statisticians

Also known as:  Analytical Statistician, Applied Statistician, Biometrician, Biostatistician, Environmental Statistician, Mathematical Statistician, Research Biostatistician, Sampling Expert, Statistical Analyst, Statistical Reporting Analyst helps science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.


When working in the private sector, statisticians often specialize in areas such as business, agriculture, medicine, bio-statistics, or economics. Their role is to use mathematical and statistical theory to collect, organize, interpret and summarize numerical data in their given industry. These individuals may require knowledge of statistical and programming software, and a graduate degree is frequently necessary for these positions. Salaries range from $65,000-$85,000.

A Statistician earns an average wage of somewhere between 56000 to 84000 depending on education and experience. Statisticians will most likely receive a compensation of Seventy Seven Thousand Eight Hundred dollars each year.

Statisticians can obtain the highest compensation in the District of Columbia, where they earn average pay levels of close to about $102820. People holding this job title can get the best pay in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can receive a compensation 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.
Statisticians 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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