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Analytics Consultant Salary

Analytics Consultants in the United States take home approximately $73K per year on average. Cash earnings for Analytics Consultants — which occasionally include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $54K to approximately $118K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though the particular city and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Analytics Consultants who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 67 percent. For the most part, Analytics Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$52,697 - $106,624
(Median)
$53K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,886
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$18.57 - $66.98
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$67
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
$52,697 - $106,624  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,824  
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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$53,860 - $117,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 321
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 (?
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 - $14,824  
   
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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$53,860 - $117,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Analytics Consultant


Wells Fargo & Co. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $89K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $62K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $126K.

Popular Skills for Analytics Consultant


Survey results imply that Analytics Consultants put a diverse skill set to use. 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 9 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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.


Analytics Consultants who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $69K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $84K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $95K. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $135K — the plum median salary in this group.

Pay Difference by Location


For Analytics Consultants, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 44 percent greater than the national average. Analytics Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+17 percent), Boston (+14 percent), Chicago (+7 percent), and Charlotte (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 15 percent south of the national average, can be found in Des Moines.

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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

R
up arrow 23%

Data Modeling
up arrow 19%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 5%

SAS
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

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
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%