Analytics Analyst Salary

Analytics Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $62K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. 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 (65 percent) are men. Work is enjoyable for Analytics Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$39,263 - $81,538
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$39K
$62K
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MEDIAN: $61,987
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$40,355 - $86,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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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, Microsoft Excel, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Statistical Analysis. Most people who know Data Analysis also know Statistical Analysis and SQL.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 6 percent, Analytics Analysts in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Analytics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+2 percent). Analytics Analysts' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Analytics Analysts in Atlanta bring in salaries that are 21 percent lower than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are New York (15 percent less) and San Diego (11 percent less).

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Experience Affects Analytics Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
0%

SQL
0%

National Average
$63,000

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
9%
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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