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Statistical Assistant Salary Information

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 [1].

Table 1. Statistical Assistant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of statistical assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,400
1.16% 15.95%
2016
$46,850
8.86% -
2015
$42,700
1.48% -
2014
$42,070
1.52% -
2013
$41,430
3.84% -
2012
$39,840
- -

Table 2. Statistical Assistant Salary by Industry Sector

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
$55,150
Finance and Insurance
$53,070
Mining
$53,020
Information
$51,070
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$50,590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,120
Manufacturing
$48,570
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$47,730
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$47,140
Educational Services
$46,560
Wholesale Trade
$45,700
Health Care and Social Assistance
$44,510
Federal, State, and Local Government
$43,460
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$41,590
Retail Trade
$40,230
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$36,070

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Statistical Assistants by States

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
Connecticut
$65,550
New Jersey
$59,750
Montana
$58,180
Massachusetts
$58,020
Minnesota
$54,490
Iowa
$54,290
New York
$53,100
California
$52,420
Nevada
$51,850
Texas
$51,090
Illinois
$50,950
Utah
$50,840
District of Columbia
$49,460
Pennsylvania
$49,390
Rhode Island
$48,340
Kentucky
$48,050
Michigan
$48,000
Tennessee
$47,960
Georgia
$47,440
Oregon
$46,490
Arkansas
$46,310
Kansas
$45,400
Maryland
$45,170
Washington
$45,160
Colorado
$45,080
New Mexico
$44,230
Virginia
$43,570
Hawaii
$43,460
Wisconsin
$42,670
Missouri
$42,260
Louisiana
$42,120
Ohio
$41,930
Alaska
$41,740
Oklahoma
$39,300
Nebraska
$39,290
North Carolina
$39,240
Florida
$38,940
South Carolina
$38,940
Alabama
$37,840
Maine
$37,740
New Hampshire
$37,220
Arizona
$35,950
Indiana
$34,550
West Virginia
$33,170
Puerto Rico
$25,890
Mississippi
$22,150



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