Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Statistician"How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $113,878.62* *Based on the 2020 average.
Statistician was the 78th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 3,291 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $110,368.
Government Statistics jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a 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.
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 Statistician
Statistician Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Statistician is $113,878.62. The highest paid Statistician made $235,000 in 2020.
Common Statistician Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Statistics Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||2,941|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||167|
|ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional||36|
|RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment||29|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||24|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||20|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||11|
|EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109)||9|
|SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay||8|
|RF - Employees Appointed And Compensated As Special Consultants Under 42 U.s.c. 209(f). Includes Non-citizens Whose||8|
|IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only||6|
|IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions||6|
|ST - Scientific And Professional||3|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||3|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||3|
|EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109)||3|
|GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions||2|
|CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only)||2|
|ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109)||2|
|CU - Credit Union Employees||2|
|LL - Executives At The Federal Housing Finance Agency||1|
|EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency||1|
|SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives||1|
|CG - Corporate Graded||1|
|FG - Similar To The General Schedule||1|
|EX - Executive Pay||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 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|
|Agricultural Commodity Grading||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Education and Training Technician||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Respiratory Therapist||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Educational Therapist||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Geography||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
Average Statistics Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Statistician was $79,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $113,879 in 2020.
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