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A Statistician earns an average salary of $70,852 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Machine Learning and Python. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$48,860 - $104,960
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MEDIAN: $70,852
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$19.13 - $51.01
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MEDIAN: $29.82
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$0$109K
Salary
$48,860 - $104,960
Bonus
$300.00 - $12,164
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,292
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$48,354 - $109,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 607
Hourly Data $0$97
Hourly Rate
$19.13 - $51.01
Hourly Tips
$0.50
Overtime
$24.51 - $97.87
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus
$300.00 - $12,164
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,292
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,354 - $109,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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Job Description for Statistician

A statistician is a broad term for a professional involved in the field of either theoretical or applied statistics. Statisticians analyze a variety of data to supplement the knowledge of professionals or businesses in the private or public sector. Their work hinges on their ability to produce reliable data using appropriate, up-to-date methods; this can mean, for example, managing and executing surveys or ensuring that accurate data is obtained via other means such as reviewing pre-existing records or via interviews. Statisticians process and analyze the data using different mathematical techniques and specialized software, then summarizing the results into practical advice for their employer. These conclusions may be used to advise on strategy and assist immediate decision-making.

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Statistician Tasks

  • Apply statistical theory to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information.
  • May also develop new mathematical theories.
  • May specialize in fields, such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, economic statistics, or other fields.

Common Career Paths for Statistician

Statistician → Biostatistician (40%). Click to learn more about Biostatistician Common Career Paths.Biostatistician → Senior Biostatistician (100%). Click to learn more about Senior Biostatistician Common Career Paths.Statistician StatisticianBiostatistician BiostatisticianSenior Biostatistician Senior Biostatistician

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Popular Employer Salaries for Statistician

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Popular Skills for Statistician

Statistical AnalysisData AnalysisSASRData Modeling

Pay by Experience Level for Statistician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,445

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Experience Affects Statistician Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Statistician Salaries

Machine Learning
up arrow 18%

Python
up arrow 17%





R
up arrow 1%

SAS
0%

National Average
$71,000


SQL
up arrow 3%

SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
up arrow 13%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 13%

Stata
up arrow 17%

SPSS
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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