Analytics Consultant Salary

Average Analytics Consultants in the United States make around $73K per year. Total cash compensation to Analytics Consultants bottoms out near $57K and approaches $118K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career length, followed by the company and location. The majority of Analytics Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Male Analytics Consultants are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$55,113 - $106,507
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$55K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,179
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$19.49 - $92.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,113 - $106,507  
   
Bonus
$1,025 - $14,848  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $7,213  
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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$56,697 - $117,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 539
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$19.49 - $92.50  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.62  
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$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,025 - $14,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $7,213  
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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$56,697 - $117,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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


Analytics Consultants flock to Slalom Consulting for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $102K lead the pack in compensation.

Bringing up the rear, Wells Fargo & Co.'s median pay of $62K is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $114K.

Popular Skills for Analytics Consultant


Analytics Consultants seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Big Data Analytics, R, and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 10 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, and Research Analysis. 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.


For many Analytics Consultants, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $70K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $86K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $102K. Analytics Consultants with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $113K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,770

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

For Analytics Consultants, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Analytics Consultants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+22 percent), San Antonio (+18 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), and Chicago (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Minneapolis, 20 percent below the national average. On the whole, employers pay 17 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Ann Arbor and Des Moines.

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Experience Affects Analytics Consultant Salaries




National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Consultant Salaries

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 25%

R
up arrow 10%


Data Modeling
up arrow 9%

SAS
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Tableau Software
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Microsoft Excel
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SQL
0%

National Average
$77,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 9%


Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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