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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $98,256.28* *Based on the 2013 average.
3,043 EMPLOYEES
$298.7M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 86th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 3,043 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $91,714.

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 1,463 $91,714.14
National Agricultural Statistics Service 448 $94,606.16
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 203 $109,227.15
Veterans Health Administration 140 $90,432.18
National Institutes of Health 71 $108,892.76
Institute of Education Sciences 61 $124,874.69
Environmental Protection Agency 59 $110,022.98
Bureau of Labor Statistics 49 $105,062.24
Department of Energy 40 $113,761.78
Food and Drug Administration 32 $114,857.19
Geological Survey 29 $98,413.79
Internal Revenue Service 29 $123,551.72
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $109,117.63
Office of Justice Programs 27 $113,255.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 25 $124,703.36
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 23 $113,537.57
National Science Foundation 16 $136,987.50
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 16 $119,807.88
Forest Service 14 $93,364.64
Agricultural Research Service 13 $116,922.46
Risk Management Agency 12 $96,181.83
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 12 $102,905.42
Office of Personnel Management 10 $84,994.20
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 10 $96,713.30
Federal Aviation Administration 10 $111,448.10
Indian Health Service 9 $99,213.22
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 8 $91,058.88
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 7 $128,131.29
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $105,580.60
Administration for Children and Families 6 $111,454.00
Food and Nutrition Service 6 $94,028.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6 $97,154.83
Department of State 5 $97,936.20
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 5 $94,948.60
Consumer Product Safety Commission 5 $120,798.40
Bureau of Economic Analysis 5 $112,443.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 5 $58,921.80
Office of the Director 4 $102,530.75
Health Resources and Services Administration 4 $125,374.25
U.S. Secret Service 4 $109,998.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $111,857.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 4 $100,837.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4 $115,376.00
Social Security Administration 4 $123,896.00
Office of Management and Budget 4 $154,577.75
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $78,158.50
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $109,487.50
Employment and Training Administration 4 $91,668.25
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 4 $100,794.50
Federal Student Aid 4 $79,584.50
Rural Housing Service 3 $96,828.33
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $117,004.33
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $101,002.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $78,804.33
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $106,640.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $128,617.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $126,251.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 3 $97,098.67
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $110,528.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $126,251.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $132,636.50
Transportation Security Administration 2 $142,502.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $126,979.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $96,452.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $114,258.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $123,802.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $112,221.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 2 $102,387.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $100,268.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $114,096.50
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $126,761.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $116,027.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $155,500.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $108,717.00
Economic Research Service 1 $133,264.00
Selective Service System 1 $106,839.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $51,630.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $92,001.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $145,059.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $155,500.00
Agency for International Development 1 $155,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $140,259.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $164,335.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $42,209.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $148,510.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $88,088.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $136,771.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $111,148.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1 $108,717.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $133,264.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $98,222.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $90,000.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $132,009.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $101,154.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $136,771.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $84,550.00
Langley Research Center 1 $87,278.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $115,742.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $98,256.28. The highest paid Statistician made $211,315 in 2013.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,790
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 71
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 33
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 30
ES - Senior Executive Service 22
EG - Consultant (other) 16
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 14
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 10
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 9
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 8
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 7
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 6
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 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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