For Entry-Level Senior Data Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Senior Data Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+33 percent), Washington (+13 percent), Richmond (+9 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). Compared to the national average, Houston Entry-Level Senior Data Analysts have considerably lower salaries, 23 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Philadelphia (10 percent less) and San Diego (8 percent less).