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Mathematical Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Mathematical Statistician"

How much does a Mathematical Statistician in the federal government get paid? $128,458.14* *Based on the 2020 average.
1,411 EMPLOYEES
$181M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Mathematical Statistician was the 139th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 1,411 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Mathematical Statistics, with an average salary of $118,985.

Government Mathematical Statistics jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Mathematical Statistics job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired a Mathematical Statistician

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of the Census 361 $118,985.45
Food and Drug Administration 356 $136,770.96
National Agricultural Statistics Service 100 $120,360.29
Bureau of Labor Statistics 98 $120,058.34
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 97 $129,132.72
National Institutes of Health 80 $165,025.88
Department of Energy 33 $116,270.91
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 31 $116,137.52
National Institute of Standards and Technology 30 $144,117.60
Veterans Health Administration 28 $105,283.82
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 17 $112,308.29
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 17 $123,032.76
Internal Revenue Service 16 $136,230.50
Environmental Protection Agency 15 $128,253.14
Forest Service 14 $109,782.93
Consumer Product Safety Commission 11 $119,327.64
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 8 $131,558.13
Institute of Education Sciences 8 $160,090.75
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 7 $141,986.43
Office of Secretary of Transportation 6 $119,229.67
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 6 $157,832.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 6 $129,345.50
National Science Foundation 5 $183,140.40
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 4 $113,785.75
Customs and Border Protection 4 $123,975.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4 $82,098.75
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 4 $141,977.75
Agricultural Research Service 3 $119,315.00
Risk Management Agency 3 $101,376.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 3 $108,077.67
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 3 $118,991.33
Geological Survey 3 $134,490.00
Social Security Administration 3 $134,701.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 3 $145,591.33
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $150,102.00
Departmental Offices 2 $166,265.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $164,254.50
Employment and Training Administration 2 $131,745.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $140,453.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $135,469.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $102,297.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $96,190.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $171,846.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $166,487.00
Economic Research Service 1 $156,973.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 1 $129,404.00
Office of the Committee for Purchase from People Blind 1 $100,727.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $112,930.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 1 $157,709.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $119,775.00

Mathematical Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Mathematical Statistician is $128,458.14. The highest paid Mathematical Statistician made $283,921 in 2020.

Common Mathematical Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Mathematical Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,166
RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment 108
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 63
RF - Employees Appointed And Compensated As Special Consultants Under 42 U.s.c. 209(f). Includes Non-citizens Whose 18
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 15
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 14
ES - Senior Executive Service 8
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only 3
ST - Scientific And Professional 3
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 2
NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
ZA - Administrative 1
RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions In The Senior Scientific Research Service 1
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,903.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific
Occupation Family: 1500 MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Mathematical Statistics jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Human Resources ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
ChemistryProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Hospital Housekeeping ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Fire Protection EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Mathematical Statistics Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Mathematical Statistician was $90,908. Since then, the average pay has increased to $128,458 in 2020.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1529.

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