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Statistician - Federal Salaries of 2015

Pay Rates for "Statistician"

How much does a Statistician in the federal government get paid? $99,776.65* *Based on the 2015 average.
3,098 EMPLOYEES
$308.71M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Statistician was the 85th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2015, with 3,098 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2015, the Bureau of the Census hired the most employees titled Statistics, with an average salary of $94,651.

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 1,443 $94,650.81
National Agricultural Statistics Service 516 $91,577.45
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 212 $111,499.98
Veterans Health Administration 135 $93,378.90
National Institutes of Health 67 $114,532.19
Environmental Protection Agency 57 $113,587.07
Institute of Education Sciences 52 $125,705.96
Bureau of Labor Statistics 51 $102,994.27
Office of Justice Programs 37 $109,246.00
Department of Energy 36 $120,291.61
Geological Survey 29 $99,238.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $109,159.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 27 $114,576.22
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 25 $121,418.32
Food and Drug Administration 24 $115,684.21
Internal Revenue Service 23 $127,713.78
National Science Foundation 19 $138,297.21
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 14 $126,858.21
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 14 $109,212.36
Risk Management Agency 12 $97,701.17
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 12 $80,614.83
Agricultural Research Service 11 $120,555.36
Forest Service 11 $96,871.91
Offices, Boards and Divisions 11 $69,362.82
Indian Health Service 10 $105,527.60
Federal Aviation Administration 9 $112,369.11
Office of Personnel Management 8 $97,924.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 7 $103,878.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 7 $101,932.29
Federal Student Aid 7 $86,751.57
Health Resources and Services Administration 7 $122,800.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 6 $109,662.17
Administration for Children and Families 5 $127,185.20
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $76,514.00
U.S. Secret Service 5 $104,457.60
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 5 $97,542.40
Federal Emergency Management Agency 5 $99,456.20
Food and Nutrition Service 5 $96,585.20
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5 $106,439.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 5 $128,778.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $123,780.60
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4 $120,682.50
Office of Management and Budget 4 $146,250.00
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $118,600.25
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $114,932.75
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $116,206.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 4 $128,137.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $81,734.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 4 $99,190.25
Rural Housing Service 4 $104,540.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $106,559.75
Employment and Training Administration 3 $113,566.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $131,175.00
Office of the Director 3 $103,870.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $136,144.67
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $89,086.67
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $123,741.33
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $138,816.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $121,797.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $126,452.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $115,555.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $136,671.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $102,376.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $118,069.00
Langley Research Center 2 $75,563.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $118,557.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $119,633.00
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy 2 $100,862.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $81,701.00
Office for Civil Rights 2 $137,192.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $124,761.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $131,104.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $109,113.50
Federal Communications Commission 2 $156,361.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $108,477.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $98,391.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 1 $147,288.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $86,250.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $127,624.00
Indian Affairs 1 $68,322.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $141,023.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1 $118,057.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $121,648.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $118,057.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $91,810.00
Economic Research Service 1 $139,523.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $99,905.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $90,823.00
Agency for International Development 1 $159,056.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $179,441.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $158,700.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $45,000.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $92,361.00
Social Security Administration 1 $139,523.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $72,720.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $113,383.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $152,204.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $91,123.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $145,200.00
Departmental Offices 1 $120,000.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 1 $105,960.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $91,814.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $96,878.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $122,135.00

Statistician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Statistician is $99,776.65. The highest paid Statistician made $229,657 in 2015.

Common Statistician Payscales

Payscale Number of Statistics Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,850
RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only. 37
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 35
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 33
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 30
ES - Senior Executive Service 25
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 17
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 10
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 10
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 9
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 7
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 6
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
ST - Scientific And Professional 5
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 1

Starting Paygrade: $32,264.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / 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 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Statistician was $79,513. Since then, the average pay has increased to $101,162 in 2016.


Data Sources

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