Data Analyst Salary with Microsoft SQL Server skills (United States)

59 percent of Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills are relatively junior in their careers, reporting less than five years' experience and an average income of $54,488 per year. Compensation ranges from $37,302 on the low end to $81,016 per year on the high end. Total cash compensation varies from around $38,861 to approximately $79,177; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $7,442 and $6,178, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Benefits are plentiful in this line of work; most people have both medical and dental plans, and more than half have vision insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Data Analyst with Microsoft SQL Server skills Salary (?
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$38,861 - $79,177
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MEDIAN: $54,670
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Data Analyst with Microsoft SQL Server skills Salary (?
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,861 - $79,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,442  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $6,178  
Total Pay (?
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$37,302 - $81,016  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 750
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.96 - $36.53  
   
Overtime
$20.49 - $46.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,442  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $6,178  
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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$37,302 - $81,016  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Pay by Experience Level for Data Analyst with Microsoft SQL Server skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In most cases, Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $51K to $61K. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $68K. After two decades on the job, Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills see salary growth dwindle, averaging $69K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 13 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 6 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five. Most of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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San Francisco
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Boston
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Washington
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San Diego
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Dallas
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New York
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Seattle
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Atlanta
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Denver
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Chicago
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National Average
$54,000
Austin
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Charlotte
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Nashville
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Louisville
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Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 39 percent. San Francisco, Boston, Washington, and San Diego are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills earning around 33 percent, 32 percent, 31 percent, and 20 percent more than average. Compared to the national average, Louisville Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Nashville and Charlotte earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (-5 percent and -4 percent).

Experience Affects Data Analyst with Microsoft SQL Server skills Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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