Analytics Analyst Salary

The average Analytics Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $62K annually. Overall cash earnings for Analytics Analysts stretch from $42K on the lower end to $89K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Analytics Analysts making up 57 percent of survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. For the most part, Analytics Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,350 - $88,388
$41K
$62K
$88K
MEDIAN: $62,142
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$16.65 - $40.67
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MEDIAN: $28.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,350 - $88,388  
   
Bonus
$1,291 - $10,105  
Profit Sharing
$1,771 - $7,722  
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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$41,694 - $89,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.65 - $40.67  
   
Overtime
$26.36 - $53.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,291 - $10,105  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,771 - $7,722  
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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$41,694 - $89,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in SAS, Database Management & Reporting, Tableau Software, and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 17 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include R and Microsoft Excel. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent in SQL and Statistical Analysis. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in Statistical Analysis and SQL.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,583

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

Irvine offers some of the highest pay in the country for Analytics Analysts, 53 percent above the national average. Analytics Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+16 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), Chicago (+10 percent), and Newark (+5 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Analytics Analysts is geography, with workers in Tacoma earning a whopping 30 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (21 percent lower) and Manchester (13 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Analytics Analyst

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Analytics Analyst Salaries

▲40%

▲13%

National Average
$64,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Analytics Analyst Salaries

SAS
▲17%

Database Management & Reporting
▲7%

Tableau Software
▲5%



National Average
$64,000

SQL
▼2%


R
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%
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