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Forecast Analyst Salary

For Forecast Analysts, yearly average wages total $54K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,079 - $71,102
MEDIAN: $53,730

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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.
$40,079 - $71,102  
$-0.49 - $6,787  
Profit Sharing
$1,214 - $3,250  
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).
$40,344 - $71,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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Job Description for Forecast Analyst

  • Create regular reports and forecasts, and evaluate past forecasts.
  • Acquire and interpret data.
  • Track, analyze, and evaluate operations in order to provide accurate forecasts.
  • Suggest workflow/supply chain improvements based on analyses.

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Popular Skills for Forecast Analyst

Job skills reported by Forecast Analysts are limited. Those who have experience with Microsoft Excel, Forecasting, and Data Analysis can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Analysis. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Forecast Analyst

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

Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $52K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $58K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $64K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $58K.

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Experience Affects Forecast Analyst Salaries

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Skills That Affect Forecast Analyst Salaries

National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


41 %
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 4%