Information About Statisticians

Training Requirements for Statisticians

Statisticians need master's degree.

Degrees for Statisticians
Training for Statisticians
Percent
Less than High School 0.1
High School 0.1
Some College 3.2
Associates Degree 3.0
Bachelors Degree 32.9
Masters Degree 39.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 21.7

Employment outlook for Statisticians

Represents about 30,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 10,000 more statisticians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 15,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, statisticians make $40.94 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Statisticians $22.35 $29.22 $38.70 $50.20 $62.54
Computer and mathematical occupations $20.51 $28.42 $39.82 $53.70 $67.91
Mathematical science occupations $21.54 $28.66 $39.30 $52.78 $67.74
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, statisticians make $85,160 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Statisticians $46,500 $60,770 $80,500 $104,420 $130,090
Computer and mathematical occupations $42,650 $59,120 $82,830 $111,690 $141,250
Mathematical science occupations $44,810 $59,620 $81,750 $109,780 $140,900
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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