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Analytics Consultant Salary (United States)

Analytics Consultants in the United States take home an average $72K per year. Total cash compensation for Analytics Consultants runs from $53K to $116K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by career duration, followed by the particular city and the particular employer. Men account for the majority of Analytics Consultants who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Analytics Consultants. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Analytics Consultant Salary (?
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$51,653 - $104,626
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MEDIAN: $71,979
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Analytics Consultant Salary (?
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$18.57 - $66.98
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,653 - $104,626  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,653  
Profit Sharing
$811 - $11,836  
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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$52,840 - $115,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 278
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.57 - $66.98  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,653  
   
Profit Sharing
$811 - $11,836  
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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$52,840 - $115,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Analytics Consultant

Analytics consultants are in charge of developing and implementing analytics solutions for their organization. They are responsible for creating data mining projects and utilize that information to increase consumer brand awareness and revenue. One of the analytics consultant's main functions is creating reports for business users. They use programming skills to sort through large amounts of information and complete data processing and analytics to suggest business process changes. Analytics consultants must demonstrate leadership and the ability to work with a team; they also work closely with other business departments to gather all the needed data. They must multitask and prioritize important and time-sensitive products. These consultants also conceptualize aspects of the business using scripts, tables, and complex reports. Analytics consultants generally work full time in an office setting. They report their progress to the analytics supervisor or administrator in their company.
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Analytics Consultant Tasks
  • Interview users to identify data needs and delivery mechanisms.
  • Design and synthesize reports and metrics, documenting process flows and fulfilling business needs.
  • Examine systems and recommend methodologies to improve data and its usage.
  • Execute data quality and data auditing plans, evaluating and presenting on findings.

Analytics Consultant Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Analytics Consultant

Analytics Consultants flock to Wells Fargo & Co. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $78K lead the pack in compensation; however, Wells Fargo & Co. also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $61K at one end to $120K at the other end.

Popular Skills for Analytics Consultant

Analytics Consultants report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with R, Statistical Analysis, and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 24 percent, and 22 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft SQL Server, Research Analysis, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Data Analysis also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Analytics Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Analytics Consultants with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $68K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $84K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $95K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $135K on average.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Seattle
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New York
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Boston
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National Average
$75,000
Washington
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Des Moines
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For Analytics Consultants, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 46 percent above the national average. Analytics Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+20 percent), New York (+8 percent), Chicago (+7 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Des Moines, 14 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Minneapolis and Washington (13 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Analytics Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Analytics Consultant Salaries

R
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Statistical Analysis
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Data Modeling
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SQL
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SAS
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$75,000
Research Analysis
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%