Biostatistics Salary Survey
Keith Crank, ASA Manager of Research and Graduate Education
Table 1 includes results from the fall 2011 Salary Survey of Biostatistics and Other Biomedical Statistics Departments and Units, conducted by the ASA. All salary figures are for a 12-month period. As in the past, previous salary survey data have been included for comparative purposes. (This year, we have included the 90th percentiles and the quartiles.) The estimates are based on responses from 35 departments, plus a few individuals who responded to the survey.
Beginning with the 2009 survey, gender data were collected along with the salary information. Table 2 provides the 2011 percentiles for the groups in Table 1 separated by gender.
In 2011, we continued to collect data on nonfaculty, academic statisticians, and biostatisticians. Table 3 provides information about the salaries for full-time, nonfaculty, academic biostatisticians. (There were not enough responses for nonfaculty, academic statisticians to provide summary statistics.) Quartiles are provided for categories with nine or more respondents. The 90th percentile is provided for any category with 19 or more respondents. All percentiles are rounded to the nearest $100. (The information for two people with master’s degrees did not include years since highest degree. They are included in the row marked “All.”)