Based on 3,333 responses, the job of Data Analyst has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Data Analysts are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Data Analyst?
Pros: Analyzing data and coming up with results that will generate more revenue for my company.
Cons: Monotonous tasks, QA, long meetings.
Pros: The projects and assignments.
Cons: The politics.
"The highs and lows of being a data analyst."
I love being a data analyst because it is a challenging job and as a result it keeps one on their toes all the time. What I didn't know about this career before I started working was that it was a highly stressful job. It needs the love and tolerance of what you do. And as much as it can be mentally exhausting it is also very fulfilling because at the end of the day you know your work is making a difference in the business. To excel as a data analyst you need to be a highly analytical person, a pay attention to every little detail.
"It is interesting and fascinating when working with data."
Pros: I prefer working on data analysis, as opposed to just extracting and cleaning data.
Cons: If you are not placed on a team that works with projects, then repeatition of the work that you do will most likely bore you overtime.
Pros: I like the variety of work, the fact I'm providing important information to management.
Cons: The mundane task I have to complete.
Pros: I like the people I work with.
Cons: I cant afford anything, I just get by with bills.
"Being a data analyst."
Pros: Diversity with clients and projects. Mentally challenging and rewarding.
Cons: Sit at a desk all day. Do not get to interact or meet new people.