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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $95,118.95* *Based on the 2010 average.
3,222 EMPLOYEES
$306.38M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 83rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 3,222 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $87,266.

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 1,596 $87,266.30
National Agricultural Statistics Service 499 $92,217.11
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 211 $106,268.62
Veterans Health Administration 114 $89,084.74
Environmental Protection Agency 74 $111,187.01
National Institutes of Health 70 $107,129.84
Institute of Education Sciences 57 $126,632.72
Bureau of Labor Statistics 48 $107,758.96
Department of Energy 41 $112,533.39
Food and Drug Administration 37 $113,664.95
Internal Revenue Service 36 $118,839.83
Office of Justice Programs 34 $114,342.62
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 29 $100,635.21
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 24 $112,311.92
Geological Survey 23 $100,471.83
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 20 $120,180.90
National Science Foundation 18 $142,016.61
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 15 $119,699.40
Forest Service 15 $89,927.80
Agricultural Research Service 14 $111,799.57
Risk Management Agency 11 $93,941.91
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 11 $107,685.82
Indian Health Service 10 $99,814.10
Office of Personnel Management 10 $68,110.70
Social Security Administration 8 $110,715.13
Administration for Children and Families 8 $105,106.25
Bureau of Economic Analysis 8 $91,476.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 8 $65,491.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 7 $114,926.43
Food Safety and Inspection Service 7 $97,901.14
Federal Bureau of Investigation 7 $100,583.29
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $99,097.67
Health Resources and Services Administration 6 $114,700.00
Federal Aviation Administration 6 $100,505.17
Food and Nutrition Service 6 $92,162.83
Employment Standards Administration 6 $123,671.17
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 6 $92,357.50
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 5 $85,500.80
U.S. Secret Service 5 $90,087.80
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $108,680.40
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 5 $104,394.60
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $100,238.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 4 $118,915.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $110,546.75
National Institute of Standards and Technology 4 $109,606.50
Department of State 3 $82,156.33
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $140,684.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $105,256.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $94,621.67
Office of Management and Budget 3 $157,020.33
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $92,924.67
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $155,897.67
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $110,790.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $123,119.00
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $126,761.00
Office of the Director 2 $112,924.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $97,432.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $96,085.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $107,879.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $134,152.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $112,774.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 2 $112,106.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $110,471.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $87,652.00
Employment and Training Administration 2 $106,184.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $133,862.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $133,264.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 2 $102,632.00
Federal Student Aid 2 $116,196.50
Transportation Security Administration 1 $161,884.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $136,771.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $97,190.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $129,758.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $136,771.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $136,771.00
Indian Affairs 1 $65,061.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $115,742.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $108,644.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $160,276.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $148,660.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $87,551.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $152,635.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $136,770.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $136,771.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $143,364.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $138,134.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $111,148.00
Selective Service System 1 $103,872.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $132,009.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $119,238.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 1 $115,742.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $94,969.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $92,001.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $95,118.95. The highest paid Statistician made $215,640 in 2010.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,859
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 107
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 55
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 42
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 39
ES - Senior Executive Service 27
EG - Consultant (other) 18
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 13
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 11
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 10
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 7
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 6
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 5
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
CG - Corporate Graded 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
ST - Scientific And Professional 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1
ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician 1
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 1
EE - Expert (other) 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Statistician was $79,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $104,440 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1530.

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