Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $92,146.18* *Based on the 2009 average.
3,154 EMPLOYEES
$290.54M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 80th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 3,154 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $83,393.

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 1,570 $83,393.01
National Agricultural Statistics Service 499 $90,119.73
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 202 $104,912.30
Veterans Health Administration 94 $88,402.37
National Institutes of Health 70 $104,634.87
Environmental Protection Agency 66 $112,386.43
Institute of Education Sciences 61 $123,791.87
Bureau of Labor Statistics 50 $104,699.02
Department of Energy 39 $111,223.54
Internal Revenue Service 38 $111,856.89
Food and Drug Administration 36 $116,881.00
Office of Justice Programs 36 $106,337.22
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $95,623.63
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 26 $107,423.46
Geological Survey 26 $94,841.85
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 17 $119,569.12
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 16 $117,256.00
Agricultural Research Service 15 $106,033.33
National Science Foundation 15 $138,170.73
Forest Service 12 $83,930.25
Administration for Children and Families 12 $105,195.58
Bureau of Economic Analysis 11 $82,280.18
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 11 $102,674.91
Indian Health Service 10 $95,885.00
Risk Management Agency 9 $89,018.11
Social Security Administration 8 $106,457.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 7 $87,125.43
Offices, Boards and Divisions 7 $69,851.71
Federal Bureau of Investigation 7 $96,708.14
Employment Standards Administration 7 $120,205.71
Health Resources and Services Administration 7 $114,730.86
Consumer Product Safety Commission 7 $107,564.86
Federal Aviation Administration 7 $94,693.57
Food and Nutrition Service 5 $93,035.60
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $108,719.40
Food Safety and Inspection Service 5 $94,831.80
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 5 $99,673.20
Office of Personnel Management 5 $93,693.40
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $96,863.25
Drug Enforcement Administration 4 $75,344.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $107,932.50
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 4 $115,253.75
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 4 $133,900.50
U.S. Secret Service 4 $87,933.25
National Institute of Standards and Technology 3 $100,355.33
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $149,474.67
Rural Housing Service 3 $93,656.67
Office of Management and Budget 3 $151,360.00
Department of State 3 $83,284.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $86,942.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $98,930.33
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $106,726.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $132,024.00
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $124,641.50
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $96,536.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $94,111.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 2 $120,149.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $108,660.50
Employment and Training Administration 2 $100,350.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $127,308.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $128,405.50
Federal Student Aid 2 $113,001.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $101,867.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $116,669.50
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 2 $92,553.50
Office of the Director 2 $83,913.50
Selective Service System 1 $101,416.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $157,979.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $147,247.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $83,455.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $133,864.00
Departmental Administration 1 $69,118.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $138,114.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $134,293.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $153,200.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $128,858.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $108,830.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $89,090.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 1 $113,007.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $112,995.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $87,817.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $107,440.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $89,825.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $95,620.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $113,007.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $158,810.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $133,543.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $116,419.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $134,318.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $126,693.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $144,997.00
Indian Affairs 1 $63,930.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $133,543.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $138,691.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $113,007.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $92,146.18. The highest paid Statistician made $212,400 in 2009.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,761
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 138
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 51
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 50
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 40
ES - Senior Executive Service 28
EG - Consultant (other) 18
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 13
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 13
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 8
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 6
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 6
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 5
CG - Corporate Graded 3
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 2
ST - Scientific And Professional 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1
EE - Expert (other) 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 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

Starting Paygrade: $32,716.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / 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 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Statistician was $79,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $104,822 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1530.

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