Analytics Analyst Salary

Earnings for Analytics Analysts in the United States come in at around $63K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Analytics Analysts bottoms out near $42K and approaches $91K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Analytics Analysts is high. Men working as Analytics Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$41,531 - $88,857
$42K
$63K
$89K
MEDIAN: $63,271
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90%

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$16.54 - $38.42
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$27
$38
MEDIAN: $26.62
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$0$90K
Salary $41,531 - $88,857
Bonus $1,521 - $10,265
Profit Sharing $1,775 - $7,704
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,975 - $90,736
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 195
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $16.54 - $38.42
Overtime $26.17 - $53.73
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $1,521 - $10,265
Profit Sharing $1,775 - $7,704
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,975 - $90,736
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Analytics Analyst

The key roles of an analytics analyst are to create strategies to measure data for the company and then use that information to help the company create the most efficient working environment possible. The analytics analyst generally works in an office environment, many times with a team. They are also required to work with different departments within their organization on both collecting data and then utilizing it in an organizational plan. The analyst must identify the type of performance numbers that should be tracked and then monitor that data in a way that is effective, repeatable, and scalable. Then, the data must be organized and presented in a way that leaders within the company can understand and use in decision making.

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Analytics Analyst Tasks

  • Research and model data using statistical formulae and software.
  • Track analytic trends and update models accordingly.
  • Validate sources and note limitations of analysis.
  • Document and present findings to appropriate stakeholders.

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Popular Skills for Analytics Analyst


Analytics Analysts seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in SAS, Database Management & Reporting, Tableau Software, and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 16 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include R and Microsoft Excel. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Statistical Analysis and SQL. Those who learned Microsoft Excel also tend to know SQL and Statistical Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,428

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Irvine is home to an above-average pay rate for Analytics Analysts, 51 percent higher than the national average. Analytics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+15 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), Chicago (+8 percent), and Newark (+4 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Tacoma Analytics Analysts earning much less — 31 percent less — than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Minneapolis and Manchester (22 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Analytics Analyst

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Analytics Analyst Salaries

▲38%

▲11%

National Average
$64,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Analytics Analyst Salaries

SAS
▲16%

Database Management & Reporting
▲6%

Tableau Software
▲4%



National Average
$64,000

SQL
▼3%


R
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 6%
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