Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $97,487.38* *Based on the 2012 average.
3,121 EMPLOYEES
$304.16M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 85th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 3,121 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $90,758.

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 1,509 $90,757.67
National Agricultural Statistics Service 459 $93,730.16
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 212 $107,616.69
Veterans Health Administration 139 $90,652.94
National Institutes of Health 72 $109,267.67
Environmental Protection Agency 67 $111,554.23
Institute of Education Sciences 60 $124,615.75
Bureau of Labor Statistics 49 $104,789.51
Department of Energy 45 $112,586.96
Food and Drug Administration 35 $115,343.14
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 30 $104,556.93
Office of Justice Programs 29 $113,902.69
Internal Revenue Service 29 $121,965.14
Geological Survey 26 $99,908.31
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 22 $127,088.36
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 22 $113,210.41
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 17 $119,800.82
National Science Foundation 16 $139,312.56
Forest Service 15 $90,954.13
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 13 $103,378.15
Risk Management Agency 12 $94,389.33
Agricultural Research Service 12 $117,543.33
Office of Personnel Management 11 $80,410.64
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 11 $89,886.09
Federal Aviation Administration 11 $105,892.55
Indian Health Service 8 $104,041.13
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $90,141.86
Offices, Boards and Divisions 7 $63,534.86
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 7 $127,415.14
Food Safety and Inspection Service 6 $106,316.83
Bureau of Economic Analysis 6 $105,678.50
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6 $102,212.67
Administration for Children and Families 6 $110,926.67
Social Security Administration 6 $113,466.83
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $96,372.33
Food and Nutrition Service 5 $96,149.40
Consumer Product Safety Commission 5 $117,176.60
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 5 $94,533.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 5 $109,377.20
Federal Emergency Management Agency 5 $101,254.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 4 $122,744.25
Health Resources and Services Administration 4 $123,621.00
U.S. Secret Service 4 $106,366.25
Office of Management and Budget 4 $153,546.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $102,637.33
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $125,073.67
Office of the Director 3 $111,767.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 3 $103,237.67
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $115,199.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $94,503.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 3 $108,790.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $76,289.33
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $101,149.67
Employment and Training Administration 3 $97,541.33
Department of State 3 $93,979.33
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $114,258.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $127,686.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $112,343.50
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $102,112.50
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $126,761.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $136,047.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $97,432.00
Federal Student Aid 2 $92,338.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $126,251.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $94,968.50
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $177,617.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $122,568.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $124,497.50
Rural Housing Service 2 $97,333.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $94,968.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $95,166.00
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $90,041.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $136,134.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $160,610.00
Agency for International Development 1 $155,500.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 1 $115,742.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $42,209.00
Indian Affairs 1 $59,321.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $136,771.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1 $105,211.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $133,264.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $90,000.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $128,383.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $136,771.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $152,635.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $115,742.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $155,840.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $105,211.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $89,377.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $116,027.00
Selective Service System 1 $107,039.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $111,148.00
Economic Research Service 1 $131,758.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $140,914.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $95,550.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $89,033.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $97,487.38. The highest paid Statistician made $211,315 in 2012.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,842
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 70
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 38
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 31
ES - Senior Executive Service 22
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 20
EG - Consultant (other) 18
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 12
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 10
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 10
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 8
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 8
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 6
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
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
CG - Corporate Graded 2
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 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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