Pay for Operations Data Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $55K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $3K, respectively — total cash payment to Operations Data Analysts can bottom out near $36K or peak near $79K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,636 - $78,675
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$55K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,818
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$13.46 - $28.38
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MEDIAN: $18.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,636 - $78,675  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $9,882  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,070  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$35,860 - $79,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$21.74 - $39.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$304.10 - $9,882  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $3,070  
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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$35,860 - $79,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Job Description for Operations/Data Analyst

Operations/data analysts are tasked with "translating" numbers from raw data collection into common language for use by others in a company, up to and including CEOs of a corporation. These raw numbers come from a variety of sources, including logistics, sales, market research, transportation expenses, and others depending on the employer.

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Operations/Data Analyst Tasks

  • Develop, modify, maintain improve reporting processes using a variety of reporting and analysis tools.
  • Research issues to determine source of discrepancies and identify solutions for preventing future discrepancies.
  • Maintain documentation of existing and future reporting and analysis processes.
  • Conduct cross organizational training as required.
  • Support departmental needs for ad hoc reporting.

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Operations Data Analysts' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Operations Analyst. Median pay for Operations Analysts is $51K.

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Popular Skills for Operations/Data Analyst


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Process Improvement, R, Salesforce, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 18 percent. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations/Data Analyst

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $51K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $56K. Operations Data Analysts bring in $60K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $52K.

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Key Stats for Operations/Data Analyst

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Operations/Data Analyst Salaries



National Average
$53,000

Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Operations/Data Analyst Salaries

Process Improvement
up arrow 18%

R
up arrow 15%

Salesforce
up arrow 7%




Microsoft Excel
0%

SQL
0%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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