Information About Statisticians

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Training

Statisticians need master's degree.

Degrees for Statisticians
Training for Statisticians
Percent
Less than High School 0.4
High School 1.4
Some College 4.9
Associates Degree 3.2
Bachelors Degree 28.1
Masters Degree 38.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 23.6

Employment

Represents about 22,000 people in the United States- 2.8% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more statisticians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 9,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, statisticians make $37.16 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Statisticians $19.10 $25.10 $35.50 $46.80 $57.50
Computer and mathematical science occupations $19.20 $26.10 $36.10 $47.30 $58.70
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, statisticians make $77,280 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Statisticians $39,840 $52,330 $73,880 $97,410 $119,710
Computer and mathematical science occupations $40,040 $54,430 $75,080 $98,450 $122,210
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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