Analytics Analyst Salary

Analytics Analysts in the United States take home an average $61K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male Analytics Analysts who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (67 percent) are men. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,540 - $81,401
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$81K
MEDIAN: $61,023
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$40,718 - $85,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in SAS, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Statistical Analysis. Most people familiar with Data Analysis also know Statistical Analysis and SQL.

Pay Difference by Location


Analytics Analysts working in San Francisco make a little more than the national average; however, geographic location doesn't seem to influence pay too heavily overall. Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is New York. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are San Diego (10 percent less) and Seattle (5 percent less).

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Experience Affects Analytics Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$63,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 4%