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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $84,509.96* *Based on the 2006 average.
2,933 EMPLOYEES
$245.92M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 81st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 2,933 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $78,257.

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 1,373 $78,256.61
National Agricultural Statistics Service 515 $80,339.37
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 203 $93,639.92
Veterans Health Administration 71 $83,209.11
Environmental Protection Agency 60 $102,439.22
Institute of Education Sciences 57 $110,606.12
National Institutes of Health 57 $97,730.67
Bureau of Labor Statistics 52 $95,283.27
Internal Revenue Service 46 $92,585.50
Food and Drug Administration 41 $103,321.47
Department of Energy 38 $98,319.71
Office of Justice Programs 32 $92,217.16
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 31 $99,521.48
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 28 $83,431.57
Geological Survey 26 $89,678.31
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 19 $102,673.42
Agricultural Research Service 15 $91,024.07
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 14 $102,956.79
National Science Foundation 13 $127,347.85
Forest Service 13 $76,462.46
Social Security Administration 12 $100,659.92
Health Resources and Services Administration 11 $98,676.27
Indian Health Service 10 $78,815.50
Risk Management Agency 10 $79,454.70
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 10 $93,662.70
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 10 $107,238.60
Offices, Boards and Divisions 9 $54,576.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 9 $56,041.00
Administration for Children and Families 8 $107,586.63
Federal Aviation Administration 7 $84,294.14
Office of Personnel Management 6 $81,675.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 6 $104,377.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6 $95,620.17
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 6 $83,279.83
Employment Standards Administration 5 $108,083.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $85,154.80
Bureau of Economic Analysis 5 $86,292.40
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 5 $115,325.20
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $92,877.40
Customs and Border Protection 4 $107,800.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $66,533.50
Rural Housing Service 4 $85,203.25
Food and Nutrition Service 4 $82,062.25
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $99,193.50
Economic Research Service 3 $114,434.33
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $128,723.00
Administration for Community Living 3 $102,981.33
U.S. Secret Service 3 $92,651.33
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $113,975.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $73,719.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $81,552.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $91,531.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $110,654.00
Office of Management and Budget 2 $136,760.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $118,030.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 2 $87,664.00
Office of the Director 2 $89,317.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $112,734.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $112,430.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $91,407.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $98,500.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $100,554.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $82,509.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $100,547.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $73,815.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $87,664.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $115,781.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $109,687.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $118,828.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $100,554.00
Federal Student Aid 1 $97,976.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $112,734.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $139,774.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $73,587.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $79,931.00
Indian Affairs 1 $55,437.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $118,828.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $77,353.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $135,474.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $92,820.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 1 $100,554.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $44,856.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $109,799.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $121,856.00
Department of State 1 $79,931.00
Selective Service System 1 $85,086.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $115,644.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $125,439.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $91,407.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $84,509.96. The highest paid Statistician made $198,240 in 2006.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,580
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 97
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 75
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 38
EG - Consultant (other) 29
ES - Senior Executive Service 28
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 18
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 11
MA - Milk Marketing 9
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 8
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 8
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 5
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
CG - Corporate Graded 3
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 2
ST - Scientific And Professional 2
EE - Expert (other) 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 2
EX - Executive Pay 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 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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