Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Statistician Trainee 1, G-13

Occupation Group

Economics, Research and Statistics

Salary Information

Starting Salary

$46,529

Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Statistician Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Statistician Trainee 1 13 $46,529 $59,542
Statistician Trainee 2 14 $49,202 $62,806
Senr Statistician 18 $61,270 $77,912
Assoc Statistician 23 $79,325 $100,342
Prin Statistician 27 $97,826 $120,492

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Statisticians apply statistical theory and principles to the planning, execution, control, and analysis of statistical studies, and in providing technical assistance and advice in the application of statistical methods. You would assist in providing management with descriptive summaries and evaluations of numerical data developed through the application of statistical theory. These activities are usually concerned with a specific program area or subject matter field and are initiated in response to program needs or reporting activities.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

Either 1. A bachelor's or higher degree in statistics; OR

2. A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in biostatistics, computer science, economics/econometrics, mathematics, operations research, research methods, and/or statistics.

Advanced Placement

If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.

View Additional Qualifications

For Trainee 2 you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional statistical experience with substantial responsibility for compiling and interpreting statistical data including the use of a standard statistical software package in a personal computer or mainframe environment. Experience primarily involving the clerical accumulation of statistics will not be regarded as meeting this condition; OR

2. A master¿s or higher degree in statistics or biostatistics.

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional statistical experience with substantial responsibility for compiling and interpreting statistical data including the use of a standard statistical software package in a personal computer or mainframe environment. Experience primarily involving the clerical accumulation of statistics will not be regarded as meeting this condition.*; OR

2. A master¿s or higher degree in statistics or biostatistics One year of professional statistical experience with substantial responsibility for compiling and interpreting statistical data including the use of a standard statistical software package in a personal computer or mainframe environment. Experience primarily involving the clerical accumulation of statistics will not be regarded as meeting this condition.

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted