Analytics Consultant Salary

Analytics Consultants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $73K annually. Final cash compensation to Analytics Consultants varies from around $55K to approximately $118K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K and $10K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by experience level, but geography and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 67 percent of Analytics Consultants are male. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Analytics Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$53,790 - $107,472

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$18.76 - $86.16

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,790 - $107,472  
   
Bonus
$811 - $14,744  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $9,500  
Total Pay (?
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$54,821 - $118,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 394
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$18.76 - $86.16  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $35.37  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$811 - $14,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$900 - $9,500  
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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$54,821 - $118,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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


Although Wells Fargo Bank heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $75K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $47K to $109K.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $62K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $49K to $84K.

Popular Skills for Analytics Consultant


Analytics Consultants report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, R, Big Data Analytics, and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 18 percent and 20 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Analytics Consultants. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $69K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $86K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $100K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $135K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Analytics Consultants, 30 percent higher than the national average. Analytics Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+23 percent), San Antonio (+18 percent), Dallas (+18 percent), and Charlotte (+11 percent). Analytics Consultants in Ann Arbor take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 22 percent less than the national average. Workers in Minneapolis and Des Moines earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (19 percent less and 12 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Analytics Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Consultant Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 20%

R
up arrow 19%

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 18%


SAS
up arrow 4%

SQL
0%

National Average
$77,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%
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