Salary for Statisticians

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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!

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.

A Statistician usually receives a compensation in a range of $52,700 to $150,840 based on tenure and industry expertise. will normally receive salaries of ninety-seven thousand one hundred and seventy dollars per annum.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Idaho, which has an average salary rate of close to $117,190. People with this job title are paid at the highest average level in Manufacturing, where they can earn wages 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.


Statisticians 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