The salary statistics of statistical assistants are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of statistical assistants within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The statistical assistants annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$31,310|
|25th Percentile Wage||$38,030|
|50th Percentile Wage||$47,400|
|75th Percentile Wage||$58,820|
|90th Percentile Wage||$70,850|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for statistical assistants. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) statistical assistants is $70,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,310. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 126% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of statistical assistants from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of statistical assistants in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for statistical assistants occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $55,150. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $36,070).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
From the above tables we note that not only statistical assistants salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of statistical assistants in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $22,150 to $65,550. The highest paying state for statistical assistants is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $65,550. The lowest paying state is Mississippi with a median annual salary of $22,150. For more salary information of statistical assistants profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |