Analytics Consultant Salary

The average Analytics Consultant in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $77K annually. While experience level and geography impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. For the most part, Analytics Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Analytics Consultants (61 percent) who took the survey are men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$55,811 - $111,938
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MEDIAN: $76,926
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$24.83 - $101.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,811 - $111,938  
   
Bonus
$2,485 - $15,267  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$57,950 - $120,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 470
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$24.83 - $101.29  
   
Overtime
$41.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,485 - $15,267  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$57,950 - $120,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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

  • Examine systems and recommend methodologies to improve data and its usage.
  • Execute data quality and data auditing plans, evaluating and presenting on findings.
  • Interview users to identify data needs and delivery mechanisms.
  • Design and synthesize reports and metrics, documenting process flows and fulfilling business needs.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Analytics Consultant


Analytics Consultants flock to Wells Fargo & Co., Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Deloitte, Humana, Inc., and Deloitte & Touche LLP, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Analytics Consultants seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Slalom Consulting, where the average salary comes to $125K. Other big spenders include Accenture, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Wells Fargo & Co., top-paying firms where Analytics Consultants see paychecks nearing $90K, $84K, or $81K.

Workers at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Deloitte, and Wells Fargo Bank also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $65K, $67K, and $78K respectively.

Popular Skills for Analytics Consultant


Analytics Consultants report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Web Analytics, Data Modeling, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 16 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Python, Research Analysis, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Data Analysis also know SAS.

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. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $75K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $93K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $108K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $134K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,399

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

For those looking to make money, Analytics Consultants in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Analytics Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+6 percent), Atlanta (+6 percent), New York (+5 percent), and San Francisco (+5 percent). Analytics Consultants' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Analytics Consultants in Ann Arbor bring in salaries that are 22 percent lower than the national average. Employers in Des Moines and Columbus also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Analytics Consultant

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Analytics Consultant Salaries

▲64%

▲32%

▲14%

National Average
$81,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Analytics Consultant Salaries

Web Analytics
▲23%

Data Modeling
▲16%


Machine Learning
▲8%

SAS
▲2%

R
▲2%

Big Data Analytics
▲2%


SQL
▼0%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

National Average
$81,000




Research Analysis
▼14%

Python
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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