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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $101,161.96* *Based on the 2016 average.
3,166 EMPLOYEES
$319.98M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 84th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 3,166 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $94,651.

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.

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 Statistician

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of the Census 1,443 $94,650.81
National Agricultural Statistics Service 516 $91,577.45
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 212 $111,499.98
Veterans Health Administration 135 $93,378.90
National Institutes of Health 67 $114,532.19
Environmental Protection Agency 57 $113,587.07
Institute of Education Sciences 52 $125,705.96
Bureau of Labor Statistics 51 $102,994.27
Office of Justice Programs 37 $109,246.00
Department of Energy 36 $120,291.61
Geological Survey 29 $99,238.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $109,159.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 27 $114,576.22
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 25 $121,418.32
Food and Drug Administration 24 $115,684.21
Internal Revenue Service 23 $127,713.78
National Science Foundation 19 $138,297.21
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 14 $126,858.21
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 14 $109,212.36
Risk Management Agency 12 $97,701.17
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 12 $80,614.83
Agricultural Research Service 11 $120,555.36
Offices, Boards and Divisions 11 $69,362.82
Forest Service 11 $96,871.91
Indian Health Service 10 $105,527.60
Federal Aviation Administration 9 $112,369.11
Office of Personnel Management 8 $97,924.50
Health Resources and Services Administration 7 $122,800.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 7 $101,932.29
Office of Secretary of Transportation 7 $103,878.00
Federal Student Aid 7 $86,751.57
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 6 $109,662.17
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 5 $128,778.00
U.S. Secret Service 5 $104,457.60
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5 $106,439.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $123,780.60
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 5 $97,542.40
Administration for Children and Families 5 $127,185.20
Food and Nutrition Service 5 $96,585.20
Federal Emergency Management Agency 5 $99,456.20
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $76,514.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 4 $99,190.25
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $116,206.50
Rural Housing Service 4 $104,540.00
Office of Management and Budget 4 $146,250.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 4 $128,137.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $81,734.00
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $114,932.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $106,559.75
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $118,600.25
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4 $120,682.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $123,741.33
Office of the Director 3 $103,870.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $131,175.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $136,144.67
Employment and Training Administration 3 $113,566.33
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $89,086.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $102,376.50
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $126,452.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $98,391.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $131,104.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $81,701.00
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy 2 $100,862.50
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $108,477.00
Federal Communications Commission 2 $156,361.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $118,069.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $138,816.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $121,797.00
Office for Civil Rights 2 $137,192.50
Langley Research Center 2 $75,563.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $124,761.50
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $118,557.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $119,633.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $136,671.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $115,555.50
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $109,113.50
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $158,700.00
Indian Affairs 1 $68,322.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $91,123.00
Departmental Offices 1 $120,000.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 1 $105,960.00
Agency for International Development 1 $159,056.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $113,383.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1 $118,057.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $45,000.00
Social Security Administration 1 $139,523.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $121,648.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $91,810.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $72,720.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $179,441.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $96,878.00
Economic Research Service 1 $139,523.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $127,624.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $91,814.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $90,823.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $147,288.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $141,023.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $122,135.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $92,361.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $118,057.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $152,204.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $145,200.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $99,905.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $86,250.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $101,161.96. The highest paid Statistician made $238,499 in 2016.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,925
RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only. 48
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 35
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 25
ES - Senior Executive Service 25
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 17
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 15
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 10
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 9
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 9
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 8
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 6
ST - Scientific And Professional 5
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 5
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 5
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 1
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1

Starting Paygrade: $31,819.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $134,776.00 / 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
Land SurveyingProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
General Physical ScienceProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Respiratory TherapistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Public Health Program SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
EconomistProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Statistics Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Statistician was $79,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $101,162 in 2016.


Data Sources

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