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After graduation, statistics graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $110,761, while the bottom 20% make closer to $44,185. The median grad salary is $69,957.

Statistics graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in statistics is $54,352, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $71,619.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

Highest paying jobs for statistics graduates

The highest paying careers for statistics graduates are data scientist, actuary and statistician, with top salaries averaging around $112,048.

Highest Paying Careers

Avg Pay (USD)

As per most recent US census

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