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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $99,903.95* *Based on the 2014 average.
3,018 EMPLOYEES
$301.21M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 110th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 3,018 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $94,337.

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 1,425 $94,337.33
National Agricultural Statistics Service 454 $94,311.65
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 207 $110,606.42
Veterans Health Administration 146 $91,232.42
National Institutes of Health 70 $111,917.23
Environmental Protection Agency 58 $111,965.00
Institute of Education Sciences 56 $128,123.48
Bureau of Labor Statistics 46 $107,471.39
Department of Energy 35 $116,365.03
Office of Justice Programs 34 $109,682.91
Geological Survey 29 $100,163.10
Food and Drug Administration 27 $118,828.63
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $108,969.56
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 26 $123,495.31
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 25 $116,840.08
Internal Revenue Service 24 $126,105.46
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 17 $121,071.59
National Science Foundation 16 $141,301.13
Forest Service 13 $92,821.31
Agricultural Research Service 12 $120,703.92
Risk Management Agency 12 $95,709.50
Office of Personnel Management 10 $94,537.70
Indian Health Service 10 $98,997.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 10 $54,465.90
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 9 $92,864.33
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 9 $87,143.33
Federal Aviation Administration 8 $108,521.00
Citizenship and Immigration Services 8 $101,296.25
Administration for Children and Families 7 $112,830.71
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 7 $111,043.29
Customs and Border Protection 7 $98,669.43
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $106,401.83
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 6 $125,873.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6 $98,743.83
Bureau of Economic Analysis 6 $102,288.83
Food and Nutrition Service 6 $95,607.50
Health Resources and Services Administration 6 $117,789.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 5 $123,439.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 5 $98,788.80
Federal Student Aid 5 $85,500.00
Department of State 4 $100,415.25
Employment and Training Administration 4 $98,341.25
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $112,369.00
Office of Management and Budget 4 $157,286.75
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4 $119,487.25
Rural Housing Service 4 $103,412.25
Federal Emergency Management Agency 4 $103,490.00
U.S. Secret Service 4 $103,855.25
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 4 $108,823.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $75,080.00
Office of the Director 3 $94,963.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $90,602.67
National Institute of Standards and Technology 3 $142,733.67
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $103,851.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $128,692.33
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $118,503.67
Railroad Retirement Board 3 $125,794.67
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $118,589.67
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $124,454.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $115,487.00
Langley Research Center 2 $69,414.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $108,099.50
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $113,595.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $132,815.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $115,402.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $139,690.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $124,668.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $100,415.00
Social Security Administration 2 $127,518.50
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $98,093.50
Transportation Security Administration 2 $120,343.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $88,767.50
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $137,815.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 2 $0.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $130,032.50
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $157,100.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $45,000.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $138,386.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $140,748.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $138,136.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $116,146.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $98,519.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $158,800.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $171,684.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $88,969.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $112,261.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $136,000.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $95,919.00
Economic Research Service 1 $139,386.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $120,440.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $141,660.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $92,922.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $146,508.00
Selective Service System 1 $110,906.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $157,100.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $92,900.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1 $113,346.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $82,642.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $122,055.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $88,457.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $99,903.95. The highest paid Statistician made $220,824 in 2014.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,780
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 36
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 34
RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only. 29
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 25
ES - Senior Executive Service 22
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 12
EG - Consultant (other) 12
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 10
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 9
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 7
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 6
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 6
ST - Scientific And Professional 6
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 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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