Decision Support Analyst Salary

Decision Support Analysts earn around $60K annually on average in the United States, but employers pay the most in San Diego, offering approximately $75K at the median. Decision Support Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+24 percent), New York (+23 percent), Jacksonville (+21 percent), and Pittsburgh (+19 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$43,657 - $83,572
$44K
$60K
$84K
MEDIAN: $60,211
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50%
90%

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$14.68 - $38.69
$15
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $24.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,657 - $83,572  
   
Bonus
$509 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$41,777 - $84,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $38.69  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$509 - $12,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$41,777 - $84,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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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


Survey results suggest that Decision Support Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know SAS can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 29 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Access. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of 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.


For many Decision Support Analysts, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $55K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $68K. Decision Support Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $70K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $71K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,435

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Key Stats for Decision Support Analyst

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Decision Support Analyst Salaries

▲19%

▲18%

▲14%

National Average
$59,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Decision Support Analyst Salaries

SAS
▲29%

SQL
▲1%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$59,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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