How much does a Statistician make?

Updated Dec 7, 2023



Total Pay Range
$85K - $136K/yr
Base Pay
$73K - $114K/yr
Additional Pay
$12K - $22K/yr


Most Likely Range

The estimated total pay for a Statistician is $107,220 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $91,173 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,047 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $85K-$136K/yr?

Related Job Titles

For Statistician

Some related job titles are Analytics Salaries with median pay of $147,171, Data Analyst Salaries with median pay of $82,160, Research Statistician Salaries with median pay of $118,093, Statistical Analyst Salaries with median pay of $91,917.

Top Paying Companies

For a Statistician in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Statistician in United States. Employers include Google, eBay and Apple.

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Top Paying Companies

For Statistician in United States

4Intel Corporation$153,680
7Gilead Sciences$140,529
9Fannie Mae$137,278

What are total pay estimates for a Statistician at different companies?

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Northern Trust
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TechData Service Company
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US Census Bureau
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Booker Group
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Capital One
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American Credit Acceptance
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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inVentiv Clinical
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University of Alabama at Birmingham
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LLX Solutions
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U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Intel Corporation
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US Department of Veterans Affairs
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Statistician Salaries

Job TitleSalary
Apple Statistician salaries - 560 salaries reported$163,159/yr
EY Statisticians salaries - 419 salaries reported$137,228/yr
Northern Trust Statisticians salaries - 94 salaries reported$128,373/yr
TechData Service Company Statistician salaries - 77 salaries reported$91,172/yr
US Census Bureau Statistician salaries - 57 salaries reported$86,380/yr
Booker Group Statistician salaries - 53 salaries reported$104,409/yr
Abbott Statistician salaries - 44 salaries reported$112,063/yr
Capital One Statistician salaries - 40 salaries reported$133,303/yr
American Credit Acceptance Statisticians salaries - 40 salaries reported$112,743/yr
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Statistician salaries - 36 salaries reported$84,518/yr
inVentiv Clinical Statistician salaries - 34 salaries reported$94,311/yr
University of Alabama at Birmingham Statistician salaries - 33 salaries reported$71,241/yr
LLX Solutions Statistician salaries - 32 salaries reported$88,037/yr
Merkle Statistician salaries - 31 salaries reported$81,526/yr
U.S. Department of Agriculture Statistician salaries - 28 salaries reported$90,534/yr
UCLA Statistician salaries - 26 salaries reported$75,901/yr
Intel Corporation Statistician salaries - 26 salaries reported$153,680/yr
Google Statistician salaries - 23 salaries reported$189,052/yr
Medtronic Statistician salaries - 23 salaries reported$110,092/yr
US Department of Veterans Affairs Statistician salaries - 22 salaries reported$91,444/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Statistician in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Statistician in United States are Financial Services with a median total pay of $133,303, Insurance with a median total pay of $113,150, Information Technology with a median total pay of $112,933, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $112,887, and Manufacturing with a median total pay of $107,292.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$133,303

    30% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$113,150

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$112,933

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$112,887

    17% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$107,292

    13% Higher than other industries

Financial Services

Top paying companies in Financial Services for Statistician are Fannie Mae, EY, and Forest Creek Capital.

Fannie MaeFannie Mae$137,278/yr
Forest Creek Capital$133,817/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Research & Science?

Research and science jobs offer pay well above the national average. Increased demand for STEM workers is increasing salaries in research and science. Jobs in these fields, however, often require higher education at the graduate level and/or specialized training. While domain-specific expertise gives workers in these fields access to very specialized jobs, there are also many employers who hire STEM workers for their general data and technology skills.

Statistician pay FAQ

The average salary for a Statistician is $107,220 per year in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 3278 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Statistician employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Statistician in United States is $136,283 per year.

The lowest salary for a Statistician in United States is $85,069 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Statistician or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Statistician.

Statisticians are paid well above average, reflecting their relatively unique skill set and the huge (and growing) demand for their work. As demand for their services has grown over the past decade, statistician salaries have increased rapidly and are likely to continue growing as the digitalization of the economy continues. Statisticians with master’s or PhDs or who specialize in fields with a higher barrier to entry (like biostatistics or machine learning) often receive higher salaries.

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Anonymous Glassdoor ratings indicate that 75% of statisticians in various fields are satisfied with their salaries. With two years of work experience and an advanced degree, a statistician can naturally increase their earning potential.

Depending on experience, education, and industry, the salary for a statistician can vary widely. Typically, it ranges from $69,133.00 and $168,311.44, with the average earner making $91,172.76 annually. The statistician career path does not naturally advance solely due to experience, as rigorous education and special certifications are crucial. After eight years in the field, statisticians can make an estimated total of $107,219.98.

If you're looking to make more money as a statistician, there are a few things you can do. First, consider pursuing an advanced degree. A master's degree or Ph.D. in statistics can lead to higher paying positions and more opportunities for advancement. Second, think about working in a specialized field. By focusing your career on one particular area, you can become an expert in that field and command a higher salary. Third, keep up with the latest technology. This will make you more marketable to employers and help you attain a higher salary. By taking one or more of these steps, you can increase your income and further your career.

Statistician jobs are in high demand right now. If you're a statistician, that means you have a lot of power when it comes to negotiating your salary. The key to negotiation is knowing what you're worth. Research the salaries of similar positions in your area, and don't be afraid to ask for more. It's better to start high and negotiate down than the other way around.

If you're uncomfortable negotiating in person, you can send a[ salary negotiation email]( or negotiate over the phone. When negotiating, be confident and assertive. Remember, the goal is to get the highest salary possible — so don't be afraid to ask for what you want.

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