Statistician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Statistician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $112,180
Idaho $103,610
Massachusetts $101,020
Maryland $106,670
District of Columbia $106,670
Connecticut $93,980
North Carolina $96,290
Delaware $94,370
Washington $98,070
California $92,360
Minnesota $92,690
New York $90,500
Georgia $92,650
Kansas $83,660
Illinois $82,830
Virginia $79,630
Pennsylvania $77,310
Texas $79,650
Colorado $82,900
Wisconsin $78,050
Ohio $78,670
Florida $80,610
New Mexico $78,270
Michigan $78,300
Oregon $76,940
Arizona $79,350
Kentucky $79,970
Arkansas $76,350
Louisiana $79,040
West Virginia $71,560
New Hampshire $74,650
North Dakota $66,490
Utah $70,300
Indiana $70,160
Tennessee $66,690
Iowa $71,380
Maine $73,410
Nevada $65,790
Missouri $65,380
Hawaii $67,090
Vermont $65,960
South Carolina $65,940
Nebraska $65,560
Mississippi $62,090
Oklahoma $55,940
Alabama $59,370
Puerto Rico $35,610

How much does a Statistician earn?

Statisticians develop or apply mathematical or statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. Statisticians may specialize in fields such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics.

Top statistician salaries within industries (according to the BLS):

Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers - $110,220
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank - $106,900
Nondepository Credit Intermediation - $101,200
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) - $100,960
Navigational/Measuring/Electromedical & Control Instruments Mfg - $100,920

The highest statistician salary in metropolitan areas (according to the BLS):

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA - $138,910
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA - $119,460
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division - $113,250
Raleigh, NC - $111,620
Trenton, NJ - $109,850
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA - $109,290
New Haven, CT - $107,750
Framingham, MA NECTA Division - $107,150
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ - $106,340
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI - $104,830

How do statistician salaries compare to similar careers?

Statisticians earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than industrial designers but more than computer systems administrators.

Career Median Salary
Industrial designer salary $52K
Financial manager salary $68K
Front-End developer salary $51K
Budget analyst salary $60K
Geodesist salary $63K
Statistician salary $60K
Soil and water conservationist salary $61K
Online merchant salary $51K
Financial analyst salary $60K
Computer systems administrator salary $59K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)