The average salary for a statistician in the United States is around $87,780 per year.
This is 39% above the national average. Updated in 2018.
Statisticians earn an average yearly salary of $87,780. Wages typically start from $53,000 and go up to $139,350.
Statistician earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Statistician salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
|District of Columbia||$106,670|
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
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)