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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $89,563.21* *Based on the 2008 average.
3,004 EMPLOYEES
$268.87M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 82nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 3,004 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $81,490.

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 1,451 $81,489.91
National Agricultural Statistics Service 501 $85,905.70
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 205 $99,853.31
Veterans Health Administration 81 $88,483.17
National Institutes of Health 66 $102,325.08
Environmental Protection Agency 65 $109,141.45
Institute of Education Sciences 61 $118,602.41
Bureau of Labor Statistics 50 $101,183.06
Department of Energy 41 $105,719.76
Internal Revenue Service 40 $109,150.70
Food and Drug Administration 39 $113,647.44
Office of Justice Programs 32 $100,119.34
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $92,154.07
Geological Survey 27 $91,525.44
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 23 $105,311.22
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 17 $114,002.76
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 16 $111,185.88
Agricultural Research Service 16 $97,637.00
National Science Foundation 15 $133,140.87
Administration for Children and Families 12 $100,838.17
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 11 $92,105.36
Indian Health Service 11 $86,681.82
Forest Service 10 $84,029.80
Risk Management Agency 9 $83,630.11
Offices, Boards and Divisions 8 $57,877.00
Social Security Administration 8 $115,118.13
Health Resources and Services Administration 8 $107,156.88
Bureau of Economic Analysis 7 $87,564.43
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $116,498.83
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6 $95,551.17
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 6 $92,819.50
Office of Personnel Management 6 $89,635.67
Consumer Product Safety Commission 6 $102,478.50
Federal Aviation Administration 6 $93,718.50
Food and Nutrition Service 5 $88,674.20
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $105,730.75
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $101,847.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $88,081.25
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 4 $127,726.50
Employment Standards Administration 4 $124,874.50
Department of State 3 $70,953.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $77,790.33
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $139,840.00
U.S. Secret Service 3 $83,044.67
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $88,196.67
Office of Management and Budget 3 $141,882.00
Rural Housing Service 3 $88,372.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $121,512.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $89,821.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $120,907.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 2 $117,648.00
Federal Student Aid 2 $105,229.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $107,942.00
Office of the Director 2 $93,260.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $126,509.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 2 $106,702.50
Economic Research Service 2 $143,338.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $94,800.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $121,326.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 2 $107,084.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $100,939.50
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 2 $83,884.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $87,858.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $99,742.50
Employment and Training Administration 2 $92,890.00
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $120,700.50
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $82,961.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $107,854.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $150,155.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $111,104.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $149,000.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $138,383.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $120,907.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $115,710.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $128,737.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $127,442.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $98,033.00
Selective Service System 1 $94,025.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $107,854.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $83,024.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $134,538.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $153,300.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $87,546.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $124,654.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $80,484.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $127,442.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $126,006.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $128,192.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $114,372.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $104,652.00
Indian Affairs 1 $59,944.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $108,336.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $100,533.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $89,563.21. The highest paid Statistician made $200,370 in 2008.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,646
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 105
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 57
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 46
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 34
ES - Senior Executive Service 29
EG - Consultant (other) 20
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 13
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 12
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 8
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 8
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 5
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 4
CG - Corporate Graded 3
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
EE - Expert (other) 2
ST - Scientific And Professional 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1

Starting Paygrade: $32,264.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / 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
Quality AssuranceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Education ServicesProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Educational TherapistProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Respiratory TherapistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
PsychologyProfessional 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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The series code of this occupation is 1530.

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