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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Statistical Assistant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,190
25th Percentile Wage
$37,370
50th Percentile Wage
$46,850
75th Percentile Wage
$58,260
90th Percentile Wage
$69,480

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 $69,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,190. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 130% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of statistical assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,8508.86%14.96%
201542,7001.48%-
201442,0701.52%-
201341,4303.84%-
201239,840--

Table 2. Statistical Assistant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of statistical assistants in 13 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 $55,630. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $40,220).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$55,630
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$50,830
Finance and Insurance
$50,640
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$50,210
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,110
Information
$49,070
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$47,730
Educational Services
$46,840
Manufacturing
$46,380
Wholesale Trade
$45,700
Health Care and Social Assistance
$44,340
Federal, State, and Local Government
$42,590
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$40,220

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 $25,400 to $68,030. The highest paying state for statistical assistants is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $68,030. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $25,400. For more salary information of statistical assistants profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Connecticut
$68,030
Montana
$58,180
Washington
$55,060
Colorado
$53,000
Massachusetts
$52,490
New Jersey
$52,300
California
$52,260
Texas
$51,940
Iowa
$51,820
New York
$51,210
Pennsylvania
$50,550
Nevada
$50,300
Illinois
$48,720
Tennessee
$48,280
Virginia
$48,060
Georgia
$47,440
Michigan
$47,380
New Hampshire
$45,910
Utah
$45,900
Kansas
$45,400
Oregon
$43,480
Hawaii
$43,460
Louisiana
$43,420
Maryland
$43,090
Wisconsin
$42,950
Ohio
$42,160
Missouri
$42,100
Nebraska
$39,800
North Carolina
$39,240
South Carolina
$38,040
Maine
$37,980
Florida
$37,950
Alabama
$35,040
Indiana
$33,710
Arizona
$32,890
Puerto Rico
$25,400


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