Decision Support Analyst Salary

Decision Support Analysts in the United States earn an average of $62K annually, and top pay can be found in Pittsburgh, where the average is $81K. Decision Support Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+25 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), New York (+22 percent), and Jacksonville (+20 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,721 - $82,298
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$62K
$82K
MEDIAN: $62,225
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$14.29 - $39.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$44,721 - $82,298  
   
Bonus
$506 - $11,000  
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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$42,330 - $82,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $39.08  
   
Overtime
$47.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$506 - $11,000  
   
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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$42,330 - $82,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Decision Support Analyst


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Fortunate workers who know SAS can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 27 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and Data Analysis. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Database Management & Reporting and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Decision Support Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Decision Support Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Decision Support Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Decision Support Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Decision Support Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 36 salaries. A Decision Support Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,253

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Key Stats for Decision Support Analyst

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Decision Support Analyst Salaries

▲19%

▲17%

▲12%

National Average
$60,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Decision Support Analyst Salaries

SAS
▲27%

SQL
▲2%

National Average
$60,000





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%
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