Analytics Analyst Salary

Median pay for Analytics Analysts in the United States is around $61K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Men working as Analytics Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs.

$39,865 - $85,850
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,892
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$16.00 - $41.05
(Median)
$16
$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary 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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,865 - $85,850  
   
Bonus
$250.83 - $9,212  
Profit Sharing
$5,760  
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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$40,208 - $86,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $41.05  
   
Overtime
$36.60  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$250.83 - $9,212  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,760  
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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$40,208 - $86,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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, facility with R, SAS, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 13 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel and SQL. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Statistical Analysis and SQL.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,042

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

For Analytics Analysts, working in the bustling city of Charlotte has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Analytics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+20 percent) and Boston (+19 percent). New York is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are San Diego (9 percent less) and Atlanta (7 percent less).

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Experience Affects Analytics Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%


National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Analyst Salaries

R
up arrow 23%

SAS
up arrow 13%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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