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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
Internal Revenue Service 29 $123,551.72
Geological Survey 29 $98,413.79
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
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 12 $102,905.42
Risk Management Agency 12 $96,181.83
Federal Aviation Administration 10 $111,448.10
Office of Personnel Management 10 $84,994.20
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 10 $96,713.30
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
Food and Nutrition Service 6 $94,028.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6 $97,154.83
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $105,580.60
Administration for Children and Families 6 $111,454.00
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
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $109,487.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 4 $100,837.50
Customs and Border Protection 4 $111,857.00
U.S. Secret Service 4 $109,998.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 4 $125,374.25
Office of the Director 4 $102,530.75
Federal Student Aid 4 $79,584.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 4 $100,794.50
Employment and Training Administration 4 $91,668.25
Office of Management and Budget 4 $154,577.75
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4 $115,376.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $78,158.50
Social Security Administration 4 $123,896.00
Citizenship and Immigration Services 3 $97,098.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $126,251.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $128,617.67
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $106,640.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $101,002.33
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $117,004.33
Rural Housing Service 3 $96,828.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $78,804.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $123,802.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 2 $102,387.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $96,452.50
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $112,221.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $114,258.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $126,979.50
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $132,636.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $126,251.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $110,528.50
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $126,761.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $142,502.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $114,096.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $100,268.50
Economic Research Service 1 $133,264.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $92,001.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $155,500.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $42,209.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $148,510.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $136,771.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1 $108,717.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $90,000.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Langley Research Center 1 $87,278.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $155,500.00
Selective Service System 1 $106,839.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $145,059.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $140,259.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $116,027.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $84,550.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $101,154.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $98,222.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $111,148.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $88,088.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $164,335.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $155,500.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $51,630.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $108,717.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $115,742.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $136,771.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $132,009.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $133,264.00

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
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 4
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 2
GH - Gg Employees Converted To The Former Per 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,903.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / 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
Agricultural Commodity GradingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Education and Training TechnicianAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Respiratory TherapistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Educational TherapistProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
GeographyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Statistics Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Statistician was $79,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $110,757 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1530.

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