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

Roughly three in five 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 annually. Compensation starts at $37,302 and can reach $81,016 per year. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The greater part enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers 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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$13.96 - $36.53
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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 (?
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: 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.
Though Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. Starting out, salaries fall in the $51K range but grow to $61K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $68K after 10 to 20 years. 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 percent. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; most of respondents fit between this range.

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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Surpassing the national average by 39 percent, Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+33 percent), Boston (+32 percent), Washington (+31 percent), and San Diego (+20 percent). Data Analysts with Microsoft SQL Server skills in Louisville take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Nashville and Charlotte (-5 percent and -4 percent, respectively).

Experience Affects Data Analyst with Microsoft SQL Server skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-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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