Data Modelers in the United States take home an average $82K per year. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Data Modelers who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$53,324 - $117,677
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MEDIAN: $82,385
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$15.60 - $77.10
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MEDIAN: $53.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,324 - $117,677  
   
Bonus
$1,003 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Total Pay (?
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$51,586 - $129,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.60 - $77.10  
   
Overtime
$105.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,003 - $15,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$51,586 - $129,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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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 suggest that Data Modelers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Lucky workers who know Data Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 26 percent above average. Data Modeling and SQL are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 6 percent and 26 percent. Those listing Data Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. SPSS and Statistical Analysis also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Data Modeling are, more often than not, also skilled in Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Modeler

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


Data Modelers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $71K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $100K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $112K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $114K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,550

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

Data Modelers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 44 percent. Data Modelers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+19 percent) and Chicago (+5 percent). Data Modelers in Minneapolis earn salaries far below the national average by 20 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Columbus and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 17 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

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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 21 votes.
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Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Data Modeler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 27%


National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Data Modeler Salaries

Data Management
up arrow 26%


SQL
up arrow 6%

National Average
$88,000

SAS
up arrow 1%

R
up arrow 7%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 13%

SPSS
up arrow 29%

Data Analysis
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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