Analytics Consultant Salary

Analytics Consultants in the United States take home approximately $73K annually on average. Total incomes of Analytics Consultants incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $57K and $118K. While the specific employer and geographic location impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Analytics Consultants. There are more male Analytics Consultants than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 67 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$55,113 - $106,507
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$55K
$73K
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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 (?
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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


Slalom Consulting attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $102K.

Wells Fargo & Co. offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $62K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $59K to $114K.

Popular Skills for Analytics Consultant


Analytics Consultants seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. 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. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, and Research Analysis. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Analytics Consultant

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


Analytics Consultants generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $70K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $86K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $102K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $113K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,770

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

For Analytics Consultants, busy Boston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Analytics Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+22 percent), San Antonio (+18 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), and Chicago (+9 percent). Falling short of the national average by 20 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Minneapolis. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Ann Arbor and Des Moines (17 percent less).

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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
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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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