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Decision Support Analyst Salary

Decision Support Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $58K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Decision Support Analysts making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Decision Support Analysts. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$40,782 - $79,608
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$80K
MEDIAN: $58,414
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$15.34 - $32.97
(Median)
$15
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,782 - $79,608  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,228  
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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$40,668 - $80,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.34 - $32.97  
   
Overtime
$12.76 - $34.10  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,228  
   
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).
)
$40,668 - $80,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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


Decision Support Analysts only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Database Management & Reporting, Microsoft Excel, SQL, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $53K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $63K. Decision Support Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $67K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Decision Support Analysts report making only $66K on average.

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Experience Affects Decision Support Analyst Salaries




National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Decision Support Analyst Salaries



Data Analysis
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SQL
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National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%