Analytics Consultant Salary

Analytics Consultants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $73K annually. Total cash compensation for Analytics Consultants runs from $55K to $119K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is career length, followed by geography and the specific company. The majority of Analytics Consultants (68 percent) survey respondents are male. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Analytics Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$53,513 - $108,624
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$54K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,933
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$18.76 - $86.16
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$86
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,513 - $108,624  
   
Bonus
$776 - $14,708  
Profit Sharing
$824 - $11,635  
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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$54,655 - $119,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 374
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$18.76 - $86.16  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $35.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$776 - $14,708  
   
Profit Sharing
$824 - $11,635  
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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$54,655 - $119,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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


For Analytics Consultants, comfortable salaries can be found at Wells Fargo Bank; in fact, average earnings are around $74K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($46K versus $110K) is great.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $62K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $84K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Popular Skills for Analytics Consultant


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Big Data Analytics, R, and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 41 percent, 23 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft SQL Server and Research Analysis. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $69K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $86K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $100K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $135K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Analytics Consultants, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 34 percent above the national average. Analytics Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+28 percent), Boston (+23 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), and Charlotte (+9 percent). Analytics Consultants in Ann Arbor make 22 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Employers pay around 18 percent less in Minneapolis and 12 percent less in Des Moines, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Analytics Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 77%



National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Analytics Consultant Salaries

Big Data Analytics
up arrow 41%

R
up arrow 23%

Data Modeling
up arrow 20%


SAS
up arrow 4%

SQL
0%

National Average
$76,000

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
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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