Statisticians Salary Information

The salary statistics of statisticians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of statisticians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The statisticians 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. Statisticians Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,500
25th Percentile Wage
$60,770
50th Percentile Wage
$80,500
75th Percentile Wage
$104,420
90th Percentile Wage
$130,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for statisticians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) statisticians is $130,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,500. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 179% 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 statisticians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,5000.48%6.14%
201580,1100.15%-
201479,9900.88%-
201379,2904.70%-
201275,560--

Table 2. Statisticians Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of statisticians in 14 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 statisticians occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $102,000. The lowest paying sector is the transportation and warehousing sector (annual salary $69,100).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$102,000
Wholesale Trade
$97,380
Retail Trade
$95,940
Utilities
$91,150
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$88,300
Federal, State, and Local Government
$84,290
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$82,420
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$81,470
Finance and Insurance
$79,290
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$79,180
Health Care and Social Assistance
$76,190
Information
$74,910
Educational Services
$70,770
Transportation and Warehousing
$69,100

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Statisticians by States

From the above tables we note that not only statisticians 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 statisticians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $35,160 to $123,540. The highest paying state for statisticians is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $123,540. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $35,160. For more salary information of statisticians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$123,540
Delaware
$107,020
District of Columbia
$104,430
Maryland
$100,750
Connecticut
$98,320
North Carolina
$98,320
Maine
$97,390
Michigan
$87,270
Georgia
$87,080
Washington
$86,670
New York
$84,710
Minnesota
$84,400
Ohio
$82,170
Alaska
$81,100
Rhode Island
$80,430
California
$80,120
Massachusetts
$78,500
Colorado
$78,190
Utah
$78,130
Virginia
$78,080
Nevada
$78,010
Wisconsin
$77,240
Idaho
$77,210
Illinois
$76,430
Kansas
$75,200
Arizona
$73,390
Texas
$72,530
West Virginia
$72,420
Kentucky
$71,800
Wyoming
$71,500
Louisiana
$70,860
Oregon
$68,250
Pennsylvania
$67,520
New Hampshire
$66,170
Tennessee
$65,750
Vermont
$64,100
Montana
$63,720
Iowa
$63,460
South Carolina
$63,430
Missouri
$61,980
Florida
$61,120
Hawaii
$60,380
Alabama
$60,120
North Dakota
$59,520
Nebraska
$59,260
Mississippi
$58,920
Indiana
$57,450
New Mexico
$56,690
Arkansas
$54,640
Oklahoma
$53,440
Puerto Rico
$35,160


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