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Analytics Consultant Salary

Analytics Consultants in the United States pull down an average of $74K per year. In the world of Analytics Consultants, total cash compensation can vary between $54K and $119K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $12K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by the particular city and the individual firm. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The majority of Analytics Consultants (66 percent) who took the survey are men. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$53,075 - $107,875
(Median)
$53K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,545
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$18.67 - $66.38
(Median)
$19
$29
$66
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,075 - $107,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,713  
Profit Sharing
$817 - $11,745  
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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$54,302 - $118,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.67 - $66.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,713  
   
Profit Sharing
$817 - $11,745  
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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$54,302 - $118,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Analytics Consultant


The biggest paychecks can be found at Wells Fargo & Co. — the median salary there is $89K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $62K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $126K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage — median pay is $61K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $49K and only reaching $83K.

Popular Skills for Analytics Consultant


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with R, Data Modeling, and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 19 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Research Analysis and Microsoft SQL Server. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in SAS.

Pay by Experience Level for Analytics Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Analytics Consultants, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $70K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $85K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Analytics Consultants make a median salary of $97K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $135K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Analytics Consultants, 39 percent higher than the national average. Analytics Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+17 percent), Boston (+13 percent), Dallas (+11 percent), and Charlotte (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Analytics Consultants in Ann Arbor earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Employers in Des Moines and Minneapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Analytics Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 76%



National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Consultant Salaries

R
up arrow 23%

Data Modeling
up arrow 19%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 11%

SQL
up arrow 4%

SAS
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%


Research Analysis
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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