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
Kansas $89,250
Georgia $92,650
Pennsylvania $81,236
Virginia $79,630
Alaska $84,120
Texas $79,650
Colorado $82,900
Kentucky $79,640
Illinois $77,482
Wisconsin $78,050
Ohio $78,670
Florida $80,610
New Mexico $78,270
Michigan $78,300
Oregon $76,940
Arizona $79,350
Iowa $74,430
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
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 video game level editors but more than controllers.

Career Median Salary
Video game level editor salary $90K
Computer systems engineer salary $90K
Video game creative director salary $90K
Search marketing strategist salary $90K
Operations research analyst salary $83K
Statistician salary $88K
Biostatistician salary $88K
Database administrator salary $83K
Back-End developer salary $67K
Controller salary $71K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)