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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $82,169.82* *Based on the 2005 average.
2,909 EMPLOYEES
$238.46M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 85th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 2,909 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $75,736.

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 1,344 $75,735.90
National Agricultural Statistics Service 509 $78,268.20
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 210 $89,296.36
Veterans Health Administration 72 $80,294.65
Institute of Education Sciences 58 $106,211.40
Environmental Protection Agency 56 $99,267.09
National Institutes of Health 54 $97,056.68
Bureau of Labor Statistics 53 $91,955.45
Internal Revenue Service 44 $94,365.16
Food and Drug Administration 41 $108,411.93
Department of Energy 40 $92,536.18
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 35 $95,486.17
Office of Justice Programs 32 $88,067.09
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $82,429.30
Geological Survey 25 $84,488.60
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 19 $103,513.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 19 $97,803.47
Agricultural Marketing Service 15 $48,492.87
Agricultural Research Service 14 $87,741.79
Forest Service 14 $70,965.29
Social Security Administration 13 $95,098.31
National Science Foundation 12 $126,483.58
Health Resources and Services Administration 12 $93,963.67
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 12 $105,096.75
Risk Management Agency 11 $76,268.18
Ous Management 9 $89,116.22
Indian Health Service 9 $84,382.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 8 $60,851.63
Administration for Children and Families 8 $103,230.88
Federal Bureau of Investigation 7 $92,435.71
Consumer Product Safety Commission 7 $97,469.29
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 6 $80,339.67
Office of Personnel Management 6 $75,198.50
Federal Aviation Administration 5 $88,146.60
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 5 $108,400.80
Employment Standards Administration 5 $101,210.80
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $88,952.40
Rural Housing Service 4 $81,847.25
Economic Research Service 4 $106,653.00
Food and Nutrition Service 4 $76,616.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $94,812.50
Bureau of Economic Analysis 4 $104,081.50
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $124,394.33
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $82,258.67
Administration for Community Living 3 $100,275.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 3 $108,009.33
U.S. Secret Service 3 $87,748.00
Customs and Border Protection 3 $109,503.00
Office of Management and Budget 3 $131,422.67
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $113,422.50
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 2 $94,832.00
Office of the Director 2 $83,812.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $106,965.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 2 $56,363.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $70,220.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $109,105.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $78,841.50
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $110,838.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $92,080.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $114,882.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $108,990.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $97,213.00
Federal Student Aid 1 $92,228.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $109,990.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $135,136.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $67,476.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $96,445.00
Rural Business-Cooperative Service 1 $68,209.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $94,260.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $78,423.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $71,361.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $97,213.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $106,044.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $111,936.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $82,259.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $108,990.00
Department of State 1 $77,274.00
Selective Service System 1 $82,259.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $110,182.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $121,274.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $77,874.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $94,721.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $88,369.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $74,782.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $106,892.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $87,244.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $82,169.82. The highest paid Statistician made $180,100 in 2005.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,552
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 118
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 78
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 29
EG - Consultant (other) 28
ES - Senior Executive Service 24
MA - Milk Marketing 15
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 14
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 10
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 8
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 5
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 4
EE - Expert (other) 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
CG - Corporate Graded 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 2
ST - Scientific And Professional 2
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 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 GradingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Education and Training TechnicianAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Respiratory TherapistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Educational TherapistProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
GeographyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Statistics Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Statistician was $79,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $110,757 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1530.

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