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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Statisticians Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,660
25th Percentile Wage
$64,230
50th Percentile Wage
$84,060
75th Percentile Wage
$108,500
90th Percentile Wage
$133,720

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 $133,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $84,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,660. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 163% 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 statisticians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,060
4.24% 10.11%
2016
$80,500
0.48% -
2015
$80,110
0.15% -
2014
$79,990
0.88% -
2013
$79,290
4.70% -
2012
$75,560
- -

Table 2. Statisticians Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of statisticians in 17 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 $104,690. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $67,820).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$104,690
Retail Trade
$98,130
Mining
$95,760
Wholesale Trade
$91,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$87,460
Federal, State, and Local Government
$84,740
Finance and Insurance
$81,510
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$81,380
Health Care and Social Assistance
$79,150
Transportation and Warehousing
$76,170
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$75,740
Information
$74,910
Educational Services
$72,260
Utilities
$70,940
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$68,290
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$67,820

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 $35,360 to $109,650. The highest paying state for statisticians is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $109,650. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $35,360. For more salary information of statisticians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$109,650
Delaware
$107,020
District of Columbia
$106,630
Maryland
$103,630
Connecticut
$100,730
North Carolina
$96,260
Massachusetts
$92,460
Minnesota
$91,660
Washington
$91,260
New York
$90,260
Georgia
$88,640
Idaho
$85,310
California
$84,740
Ohio
$83,850
Alaska
$82,410
Colorado
$80,990
Michigan
$79,420
Rhode Island
$78,940
Virginia
$78,480
Illinois
$78,440
Wisconsin
$77,710
Kansas
$77,430
Arkansas
$76,010
Kentucky
$75,980
Arizona
$75,550
Texas
$75,530
Oregon
$75,220
Maine
$74,810
West Virginia
$74,140
Pennsylvania
$73,500
Louisiana
$72,130
Montana
$71,680
Wyoming
$71,500
New Mexico
$71,420
Utah
$71,070
Vermont
$69,140
Florida
$67,210
Tennessee
$66,640
New Hampshire
$66,160
Iowa
$65,480
Nevada
$63,200
Missouri
$62,960
Nebraska
$62,750
Indiana
$62,270
South Carolina
$62,010
Hawaii
$61,780
Alabama
$61,630
North Dakota
$60,840
Mississippi
$60,640
Oklahoma
$58,300
Puerto Rico
$35,360



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