Data Modeler Salary

Data Modelers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $79K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Data Modelers survey respondents are men (75 percent). Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Data Modelers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,258 - $116,473
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$79K
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MEDIAN: $78,798
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$15.26 - $76.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,258 - $116,473  
   
Bonus
$1,024 - $15,542  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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$51,445 - $127,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $76.12  
   
Overtime
$105.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,024 - $15,542  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$51,445 - $127,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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


Data Modelers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Data Management, Data Modeling, and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent, 7 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Those listing Data Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. SPSS and R also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Data Modeling also 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: $83,192

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

For Data Modelers, New York provides a pay rate that is 56 percent greater than the national average. Data Modelers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+32 percent) and Seattle (+25 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Atlanta Data Modelers earning much less — 26 percent less — than the national average. Employers pay around 16 percent less in Minneapolis and 13 percent less in Columbus, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Data Modeler

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Data Modeler Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲32%

▲20%

National Average
$83,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Data Modeler Salaries

Data Management
▲32%


SQL
▲5%

SAS
▲3%

National Average
$83,000


R
▼10%

SPSS
▼25%

Data Analysis
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 15%