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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $86,038.79* *Based on the 2007 average.
2,992 EMPLOYEES
$257.34M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 81st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 2,992 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $78,612.

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 1,434 $78,611.79
National Agricultural Statistics Service 508 $82,295.74
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 206 $95,464.85
Veterans Health Administration 78 $85,791.05
Environmental Protection Agency 62 $106,893.39
National Institutes of Health 57 $98,656.82
Institute of Education Sciences 55 $113,658.24
Bureau of Labor Statistics 54 $98,020.26
Food and Drug Administration 44 $110,650.59
Internal Revenue Service 44 $102,433.16
Department of Energy 40 $98,293.38
Office of Justice Programs 30 $94,173.13
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 28 $103,262.93
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $86,105.78
Geological Survey 27 $89,003.15
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 19 $105,903.58
Agricultural Research Service 16 $92,818.81
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 15 $107,989.87
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 14 $86,214.14
Forest Service 13 $80,634.62
National Science Foundation 13 $130,098.00
Risk Management Agency 11 $76,018.27
Administration for Children and Families 11 $99,310.55
Health Resources and Services Administration 10 $103,279.10
Indian Health Service 10 $81,683.30
Offices, Boards and Divisions 9 $57,702.33
Social Security Administration 8 $110,682.75
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 8 $111,468.38
Federal Aviation Administration 7 $89,091.57
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $84,379.86
Office of Personnel Management 6 $87,811.33
Consumer Product Safety Commission 6 $100,806.33
Customs and Border Protection 6 $91,599.50
Bureau of Economic Analysis 5 $88,784.80
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 5 $118,929.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $95,337.20
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5 $89,034.40
Food and Nutrition Service 5 $84,199.60
Drug Enforcement Administration 4 $83,196.50
Employment Standards Administration 4 $114,865.75
Office of Management and Budget 3 $146,259.33
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $95,747.67
Rural Housing Service 3 $83,833.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $76,327.67
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $133,809.00
U.S. Secret Service 3 $68,315.33
Administration for Community Living 3 $106,991.67
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $115,963.00
Office of the Director 2 $92,913.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $101,915.50
Federal Student Aid 2 $98,761.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $116,728.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $69,027.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $95,279.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 2 $100,682.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $79,010.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $84,639.50
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $116,128.50
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 2 $91,308.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $93,736.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $113,579.50
Economic Research Service 2 $134,274.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $122,233.50
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 1 $62,246.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $100,869.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $132,435.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $121,444.00
Selective Service System 1 $89,985.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $128,757.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $117,831.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $109,459.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 1 $103,220.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $103,204.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $79,307.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $75,427.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $143,471.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $103,220.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $121,967.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $112,586.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $118,840.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $89,985.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $103,220.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $93,822.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $93,822.00
Indian Affairs 1 $58,203.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $140,208.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $86,038.79. The highest paid Statistician made $188,622 in 2007.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,673
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 71
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 54
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 40
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 32
EG - Consultant (other) 30
ES - Senior Executive Service 28
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 14
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 9
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 8
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 5
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 4
CG - Corporate Graded 3
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
EE - Expert (other) 2
ST - Scientific And Professional 2
EX - Executive Pay 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 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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