Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $97,033.46* *Based on the 2011 average.
3,243 EMPLOYEES
$314.49M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 82nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 3,243 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $90,487.

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 1,587 $90,486.56
National Agricultural Statistics Service 489 $93,302.65
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 210 $106,713.58
Veterans Health Administration 124 $91,425.92
Environmental Protection Agency 75 $110,512.00
National Institutes of Health 74 $106,741.53
Institute of Education Sciences 62 $124,956.06
Bureau of Labor Statistics 47 $106,595.96
Department of Energy 45 $110,176.67
Food and Drug Administration 36 $114,106.22
Office of Justice Programs 34 $112,766.18
Internal Revenue Service 32 $120,996.13
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 29 $102,892.86
Geological Survey 27 $99,602.85
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 24 $122,621.08
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 24 $113,745.67
National Science Foundation 18 $143,933.94
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 17 $120,528.00
Forest Service 15 $90,106.87
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 14 $92,798.50
Agricultural Research Service 14 $112,792.07
Office of Personnel Management 12 $70,983.00
Federal Aviation Administration 11 $102,489.82
Risk Management Agency 11 $96,523.73
Offices, Boards and Divisions 10 $63,141.90
Indian Health Service 8 $100,330.88
Social Security Administration 8 $108,239.13
Food Safety and Inspection Service 7 $99,742.29
Bureau of Economic Analysis 7 $99,257.71
Federal Bureau of Investigation 7 $102,663.29
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $96,794.14
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 6 $99,337.50
Food and Nutrition Service 6 $93,237.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 6 $124,293.33
Administration for Children and Families 6 $108,946.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 5 $97,025.40
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 5 $91,259.60
Health Resources and Services Administration 5 $117,189.40
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 5 $102,892.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $110,199.20
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 4 $120,889.25
U.S. Secret Service 4 $101,616.25
Office of Management and Budget 4 $151,799.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 4 $112,370.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 4 $110,679.75
Department of State 4 $88,460.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $99,535.25
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $96,183.33
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $101,805.33
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $95,226.00
Employment and Training Administration 3 $93,927.00
Federal Student Aid 3 $94,473.33
Rural Housing Service 3 $93,892.67
Office of the Director 3 $109,396.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $128,584.33
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $134,152.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 2 $103,866.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $170,899.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $111,118.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 2 $115,186.00
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $126,761.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $101,377.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $97,432.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $95,307.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $119,021.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $112,774.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $133,855.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $123,870.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $99,375.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $135,838.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $124,747.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $133,264.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $115,742.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $152,635.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $157,629.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $146,224.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $87,344.00
Selective Service System 1 $107,139.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $136,771.00
Economic Research Service 1 $130,758.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $111,148.00
Agency for International Development 1 $155,500.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $119,238.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $96,334.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $97,936.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $140,914.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $136,771.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $160,610.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $140,134.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $133,264.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $103,913.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 1 $115,742.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $123,758.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $136,771.00
Indian Affairs 1 $57,408.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $97,033.46. The highest paid Statistician made $211,315 in 2011.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,931
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 65
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 51
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 39
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 34
ES - Senior Executive Service 24
EG - Consultant (other) 19
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 12
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 12
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 11
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 8
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 7
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 7
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
CG - Corporate Graded 2
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 1
EE - Expert (other) 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
EX - Executive Pay 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 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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