Statisticians use data to do various type of analytics which help in decision making. They are mainly concerned with collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. They work in various sector of economy like finance, government, education, environment, forensics, transportation, sport, market research and health etc. Statisticians have strong viewpoint which mainly affects decision making and future perspective of decision maker. They work on the backyard and decision makers are only visible to general public.

Job Prospective

statisticianThe Job profile of statistician differs in each Industry. In Medicine Industry, they work with medical team to run experiment and analyse the huge data with different structures. In manufacturing industry, they work for improving the quality of goods and services. In government sector, they work on surveys for the welfare of the society. Their analysis helps government to take major decision of welfare which affects the society in large denomination. Majority of statistician works in market research, in which they organise research projects to helps the marketing department in making future perspective of consumer.

Salary of Statistician in Government and private sector
MSc Statistics pass out are usually known as statistician. They are generally employed as research analyst, statistical analyst, software engineer and investigative officers in research organisations, education units and financial units of private sector. Their salary is in the range of Rs. 15K to Rs. 25K per month. In government sector, they work as Data interpreter, econometrician or enumerator in agriculture research, bank, demographic studies, economics, Indian economic services and statistical & economic bureaus. They are entitled with salary of Rs. 12.5K to Rs. 21K per month.

Salary of Statistician with different designation and experience

Generally, statisticians are employed as Analyst of different profession. In this era of softwares, statistical software like SAS work as money spinner to them. Salary of these profiles are huge. Following table shows the average salary band of some of the organisation.

Statistician salary by designation
Designation Salary range annually
Secretary Rs 1.75 lakh to Rs 6.5 lakh
Sr. Analyst Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh
Statistical Analyst Rs. 3.1 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh
Programmer (SAS) Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh

Salary of statistician across cities

Analysing the salary pattern of statistician in India across cities, Bangalore pays the highest package than any other city in India. Pune pays higher salary to freshers whereas bangalore doesn’t pay higher salaries to freshers being the highest salary payer city. Salary of Statistician across cities are shown in the table.

Statistician salary across cities
City Salary band annually
Bangalore Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 19 lakh
Pune Rs. 3.5 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh
Hyderabad Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 16 lakh
Mumbai Rs 6.5 lakh to Rs. 13 lakh
Gurgaon Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs. 15 lakh

Salary of statistician with different year of experience

Statistician starts with Rs 1.5 lakh annually and gradually it increases. The salary according to experience is shown in table.

Statistician salary by experience
Year of Experience Salary Annually
0-1 Year Rs. 1.7 lakh
1-4 Year Rs. 3.5 lakh
4-8 Year Rs. 6 lakh