Analytics Analyst Salary

Analytics Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $61K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Analytics Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Male Analytics Analysts who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (63 percent) are men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,207 - $80,947

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$17.11 - $49.66

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,207 - $80,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,096  
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$40,322 - $84,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $49.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,096  
   
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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$40,322 - $84,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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

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

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Popular Skills for Analytics Analyst


Survey results suggest that Analytics Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in SAS, Data Analysis, SQL, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Statistical Analysis and SQL.

Pay Difference by Location


For Analytics Analysts, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Analytics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+4 percent). In Atlanta, salaries are 20 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. New York and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 19 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Analytics Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$62,000

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 6%
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