Data Analyst Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Median pay for Data Analysts in Chicago, Ill. lies in the neighborhood of $53K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Chicago Data Analysts who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (65 percent) are men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,222 - $74,915
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $53,450
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$14.35 - $29.83
(Median)
$14
$20
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,222 - $74,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$37,709 - $78,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 276
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.35 - $29.83  
   
Overtime
$20.56 - $32.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$37,709 - $78,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Pay by Experience Level for Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $51K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $64K. Chicago Data Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $64K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $70K on average.

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Experience Affects Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%


Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 22%

Python
up arrow 20%

R
up arrow 17%

Data Modeling
up arrow 14%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 12%

SAS
up arrow 12%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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