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Statisticians Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of statisticians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare statisticians salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Statisticians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,830
25th Percentile Wage
$66,460
50th Percentile Wage
$87,590
75th Percentile Wage
$115,440
90th Percentile Wage
$144,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for statisticians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) statisticians is $144,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid statisticians is $51,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of statisticians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,590
5.90% 11.13%
2016
$82,420
-0.70% -
2015
$83,000
2.36% -
2014
$81,040
-2.41% -
2013
$82,990
6.21% -
2012
$77,840
- -

Compare Statisticians Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of statisticians in twelve industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for statisticians occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $93,830. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $66,650). For detailed statisticians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$93,830
Scientific Research and Development Services
$91,610
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$91,610
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$91,560
Engineering Services
$87,630
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,590
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$85,240
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$81,180
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$74,920
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$71,380
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$70,020
Testing Laboratories
$66,650

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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