The average Analytics Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $63K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Analytics Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,406 - $86,183
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MEDIAN: $62,573
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$17.06 - $40.95
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,406 - $86,183  
   
Bonus
$1,039 - $10,028  
Profit Sharing
$4,850  
Total Pay (?
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$41,125 - $87,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.06 - $40.95  
   
Overtime
$40.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,039 - $10,028  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,850  
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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$41,125 - $87,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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


Analytics Analysts report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SAS, Database Management & Reporting, Tableau Software, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 14 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in SQL and Statistical Analysis. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Statistical Analysis and SQL.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,736

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Charlotte offers some of the highest pay in the country for Analytics Analysts, 23 percent above the national average. Analytics Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+16 percent), Boston (+12 percent), Atlanta (+6 percent), and Chicago (+5 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Analytics Analysts is geography, with workers in Tacoma earning a whopping 31 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Diego and New York (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Analytics Analyst Salaries



National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 14%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 7%

Tableau Software
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

R
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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