Commercial Analyst Salary

Median pay for Commercial Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $58K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Work is enjoyable for Commercial Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$41,279 - $84,063

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$41,279 - $84,063  
   
Bonus
$1,003 - $10,274  
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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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$41,342 - $91,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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Job Description for Commercial Analyst

The successful operation of a business is largely contingent upon optimizing efficiency in financial operations, fixing problem areas, and taking advantage of opportunities for growth. The role of the commercial analyst is to conduct close examinations - using mathematical models and predictive economic research - of a company's revenue, operations, expenses and competition; they must find relevant patterns and discrepancies, and use this analysis to determine policy changes that improve the business' functioning and/or profits. They present these changes to organizational management and respond to questions and critiques. The commercial analyst's results often serve as the nucleus for new marketing programs, alterations in protocols, and adjustments in financial strategies. A commercial analyst generally works in a typical office environment during normal business hours, although overtime may be required depending on the needs of the business. These professionals may be employed by one agency permanently or work as a contractor for multiple organizations.

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Commercial Analyst Tasks

  • Define and research technology, competitors, market segments, and other key content areas.
  • Create reports, visualizations and dashboards to inform sales and management.
  • Input, format, integrate, analyze, and interpret data to guide strategic decisions.
  • Create statistical models for key business concepts like pricing, risk and market.

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Commercial Analysts note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, facility with Data Analysis and Financial Modeling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 38 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Financial Analysis and Microsoft Excel are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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Experience Affects Commercial Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Commercial Analyst Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 38%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 11%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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