Data Modeler Salary

The average Data Modeler in the United States earns approximately $80K per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Data Modelers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,697 - $117,947
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MEDIAN: $79,925
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$19.57 - $76.40
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$0$128K
Salary $54,697 - $117,947
Bonus $1,026 - $16,212
Profit Sharing $2,000
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$54,545 - $128,860
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 151
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $19.57 - $76.40
Overtime $70.00
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $1,026 - $16,212
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$54,545 - $128,860
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Data Modeler

A data modeler is a specialize analyst who takes large chunks of data and attempts to pull useful information out of it. The modeler then uses this information to create detailed data reports for businesses and clients. These reports outline the findings and provide actionable analysis based upon macro and micro trends the modeler has discovered. A data modeler's job is part information science and part statistical analysis. The modeler must be sharp at both of these aspects of the position to succeed.

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Data Modeler Tasks

  • Extract, evaluate, aggregate and analyze data from multiple databases to create predictive and/or relational data models.
  • Conduct gap analyses and recommend ways to improve overall data quality, metadata, and integration of data across systems.
  • Evaluate and document data quality and data cleansing efforts.

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Popular Skills for Data Modeler


Survey results imply that Data Modelers put a diverse skill set to use. Fortunate workers who know Data Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 27 percent above average. Those listing Data Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. SPSS and R also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Data Modeling also tend to know Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Modeler

Pay by Experience for a Data Modeler has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Modeler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 103 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Modeler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Data Modeler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 40 salaries. A Data Modeler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,466

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

For Data Modelers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Data Modelers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+27 percent) and Seattle (+20 percent). Data Modelers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Data Modelers in Atlanta bring in salaries that are 29 percent lower than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (19 percent lower) and Columbus (16 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Data Modeler

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Data Modeler Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲27%

▲16%

National Average
$86,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Data Modeler Salaries

Data Management
▲27%


SQL
▲1%

National Average
$86,000

SAS
▼1%


R
▼13%

SPSS
▼28%

Data Analysis
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 14%
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