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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 $123,540, 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 2017 [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
$123,540
$72,150 700
2 Delaware
$107,020
$71,680 120
3 District of Columbia
$104,430
$64,650 1,430
4 Maryland
$100,750
$64,660 3,000
5 Connecticut
$98,320
$65,470 500
6 North Carolina
$98,320
$58,040 1,170
7 Maine
$97,390
$48,150 100
8 Michigan
$87,270
$51,400 660
9 Georgia
$87,080
$48,630 730
10 Washington
$86,670
$51,740 1,040
11 New York
$84,710
$51,730 1,040
12 Minnesota
$84,400
$24,690 890
13 Ohio
$82,170
$50,020 670
14 Alaska
$81,100
$57,970 50
15 Rhode Island
$80,430
$62,190 30
16 California
$80,120
$53,320 4,120
17 Massachusetts
$78,500
$50,890 2,640
18 Colorado
$78,190
$53,190 450
19 Utah
$78,130
$52,420 210
20 Virginia
$78,080
$24,790 1,120
21 Nevada
$78,010
$44,070 90
22 Wisconsin
$77,240
$55,680 470
23 Idaho
$77,210
$48,230 50
24 Illinois
$76,430
$52,370 1,270
25 Kansas
$75,200
$55,180 230
26 Arizona
$73,390
$43,400 810
27 Texas
$72,530
$42,030 1,590
28 West Virginia
$72,420
$29,260 130
29 Kentucky
$71,800
$44,400 90
30 Wyoming
$71,500
$53,980 30
31 Louisiana
$70,860
$47,330 50
32 Oregon
$68,250
$47,690 560
33 Pennsylvania
$67,520
$43,060 2,510
34 New Hampshire
$66,170
$46,630 130
35 Tennessee
$65,750
$42,810 600
36 Vermont
$64,100
$45,460 40
37 Montana
$63,720
$44,070 40
38 Iowa
$63,460
$48,970 200
39 South Carolina
$63,430
$41,720 390
40 Missouri
$61,980
$40,730 890
41 Florida
$61,120
$37,790 830
42 Hawaii
$60,380
$45,810 100
43 Alabama
$60,120
$40,940 170
44 North Dakota
$59,520
$47,200 70
45 Nebraska
$59,260
$38,860 200
46 Mississippi
$58,920
$28,810 60
47 Indiana
$57,450
$34,670 660
48 New Mexico
$56,690
$28,400 80
49 Arkansas
$54,640
$33,250 170
50 Oklahoma
$53,440
$36,700 280
51 Puerto Rico
$35,160
$25,060 220
See also: Highest paying industries for statisticians, Top Paying Jobs in America.