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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
$45,800
25th Percentile Wage
$60,700
50th Percentile Wage
$82,420
75th Percentile Wage
$111,900
90th Percentile Wage
$142,500

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 $142,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid statisticians is $45,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of statisticians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,420-0.70%5.56%
201583,0002.36%-
201481,040-2.41%-
201382,9906.21%-
201277,840--

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

The average salaries of statisticians in ten 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 research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry with an annual salary $89,210. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $63,530). For detailed statisticians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$89,210
Scientific Research and Development Services
$87,510
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$87,160
Engineering Services
$84,890
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$83,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$82,420
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$79,710
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$70,800
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$67,940
Testing Laboratories
$63,530

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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