The average Analytics Analyst in the United States earns approximately $62K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Analytics Analysts making up 56 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits.

$40,609 - $86,331
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$62K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,712
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$16.54 - $40.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,609 - $86,331  
   
Bonus
$1,150 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$4,850  
Total Pay (?
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$41,081 - $87,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.54 - $40.86  
   
Overtime
$40.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,150 - $10,174  
   
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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$41,081 - $87,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 imply that Analytics Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in SAS, Database Management & Reporting, Tableau Software, and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 17 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel, R, and SQL. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of Statistical Analysis and SQL. People who know Microsoft Excel usually also know SQL and Statistical Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,721

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

For Analytics Analysts, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Analytics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+10 percent) and Charlotte (+9 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. Below-median salaries also turn up in Minneapolis and San Diego (20 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Analytics Analyst

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
069
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Analytics Analyst Salaries



National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 17%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 9%

Tableau Software
up arrow 7%



National Average
$63,000

SQL
up arrow 4%

R
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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