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Highest Paying States for Statisticians

The highest paying states for statisticians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of statisticians in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $109,650, New Jersey is the highest paying state for statisticians. It is followed by Delaware (average annual salary $107,020). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of statisticians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Statisticians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Jersey
$109,650
$61,580 1,050
2 Delaware
$107,020
$71,680 120
3 District of Columbia
$106,630
$63,700 1,300
4 Maryland
$103,630
$63,710 3,070
5 Connecticut
$100,730
$67,070 450
6 North Carolina
$96,260
$58,850 1,330
7 Massachusetts
$92,460
$56,210 2,920
8 Minnesota
$91,660
$64,390 890
9 Washington
$91,260
$53,060 1,110
10 New York
$90,260
$56,750 960
11 Georgia
$88,640
$51,380 830
12 Idaho
$85,310
$48,600 60
13 California
$84,740
$56,590 4,990
14 Ohio
$83,850
$52,350 750
15 Alaska
$82,410
$54,580 30
16 Colorado
$80,990
$53,840 690
17 Michigan
$79,420
$51,310 580
18 Rhode Island
$78,940
$64,230 30
19 Virginia
$78,480
$52,900 1,250
20 Illinois
$78,440
$52,720 1,530
21 Wisconsin
$77,710
$56,500 490
22 Kansas
$77,430
$53,110 110
23 Arkansas
$76,010
$38,460 370
24 Kentucky
$75,980
$47,710 100
25 Arizona
$75,550
$44,810 980
26 Texas
$75,530
$45,500 1,690
27 Oregon
$75,220
$50,300 580
28 Maine
$74,810
$43,900 60
29 West Virginia
$74,140
$36,880 90
30 Pennsylvania
$73,500
$45,470 3,330
31 Louisiana
$72,130
$47,380 50
32 Montana
$71,680
$48,290 30
33 Wyoming
$71,500
$53,980 30
34 New Mexico
$71,420
$35,330 130
35 Utah
$71,070
$43,950 330
36 Vermont
$69,140
$51,640 50
37 Florida
$67,210
$41,090 570
38 Tennessee
$66,640
$50,740 600
39 New Hampshire
$66,160
$47,030 140
40 Iowa
$65,480
$49,750 230
41 Nevada
$63,200
$44,030 60
42 Missouri
$62,960
$41,400 810
43 Nebraska
$62,750
$38,630 240
44 Indiana
$62,270
$37,710 550
45 South Carolina
$62,010
$40,430 190
46 Hawaii
$61,780
$45,750 110
47 Alabama
$61,630
$40,700 180
48 North Dakota
$60,840
$48,470 80
49 Mississippi
$60,640
$29,440 50
50 Oklahoma
$58,300
$38,290 330
51 Puerto Rico
$35,360
$24,980 230
See also: Highest paying industries for statisticians, Top Paying Jobs in America.