The average salary for Decision Support Analysts in the United States is $61K per year, and pay runs especially high in Pittsburgh, where the average is $76K. Decision Support Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+24 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), New York (+21 percent), and Jacksonville (+19 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$43,835 - $85,026
(Median)
$44K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $60,582
10%
50%
90%

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$14.39 - $38.98
(Median)
$14
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,835 - $85,026  
   
Bonus
$604 - $11,920  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$41,870 - $85,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $38.98  
   
Overtime
$49.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$604 - $11,920  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$41,870 - $85,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Decision Support Analyst

A decision support analyst works in a wide variety of fields, typically solving problems that are presented by various departments within their company. These professionals help analyze various options and create reports to help the departments decide which should be implemented. This job involves performing research, gathering data, and creating reports and presentations. The data support analyst may be assigned to a certain problem area or may be given multiple areas in which they help find solutions.

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Decision Support Analyst Tasks

  • Determine appropriate applications to design, document, test and implement products based on user needs and requirements
  • Provide analytical expertise including research, accurate interpretation, documentation and training for Decision Support products.
  • Analyze health care costs and utilization trends to maximize ROI.

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Popular Skills for Decision Support Analyst


Survey results suggest that Decision Support Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Fortunate workers who know SAS command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Access. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Database Management & Reporting and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Decision Support Analyst

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $56K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $68K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Decision Support Analysts make a median salary of $68K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $64K.

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Experience Affects Decision Support Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Decision Support Analyst Salaries

SAS
up arrow 22%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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