Statistician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Statistician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $84,120
Alabama $59,370
Arkansas $76,350
Arizona $79,350
California $92,360
Colorado $82,900
Connecticut $93,980
District of Columbia $106,670
Delaware $94,370
Florida $80,610
Georgia $92,650
Hawaii $67,090
Iowa $74,430
Idaho $103,610
Illinois $77,482
Indiana $70,160
Kansas $89,250
Kentucky $79,640
Louisiana $79,040
Massachusetts $101,020
Maryland $106,670
Maine $73,410
Michigan $78,300
Minnesota $92,690
Missouri $65,380
Mississippi $62,090
Montana $63,720
North Carolina $96,290
North Dakota $66,490
Nebraska $65,560
New Hampshire $74,650
New Jersey $112,180
New Mexico $78,270
Nevada $65,790
New York $90,500
Ohio $78,670
Oklahoma $55,940
Oregon $76,940
Pennsylvania $81,236
Puerto Rico $35,610
Rhode Island $80,430
South Carolina $65,940
Tennessee $66,690
Texas $79,650
Utah $70,300
Virginia $79,630
Vermont $65,960
Washington $98,070
Wisconsin $78,050
West Virginia $71,560

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 photonics engineers but more than molecular biologists.

Career Median Salary
Photonics engineer salary $99K
Materials scientist salary $88K
Biochemist salary $87K
Atmospheric scientist salary $95K
Distance learning coordinator salary $85K
Biostatistician salary $91K
Statistician salary $91K
Financial advisor salary $81K
Operations research analyst salary $85K
Molecular biologist salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)