Data Analyst Salary

The average salary for a Data Analyst is $57,675 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SAS, Tableau Software, and R.

$40,611 - $82,141
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$58K
$82K
MEDIAN: $57,964
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$14.32 - $33.43
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MEDIAN: $20.14
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$0$82K
Salary $40,611 - $82,141
Bonus $974 - $9,797
Profit Sharing $692 - $9,305
Commission $0.00 - $14,681
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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$37,223 - $82,926
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15,082
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.32 - $33.43
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $20.63 - $46.26
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $974 - $9,797
Commission $0.00 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $692 - $9,305
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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$37,223 - $82,926
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,638

Job Description for Data Analyst

A data analyst uses data to acquire information about specific topics. This usually starts with the survey process, in which data analysts find survey participants and gather the needed information. The data is then interpreted and presented in forms such as charts or reports. Data analysts may also put their survey data in online databases.

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Data Analyst Tasks

  • Collect, analyze, and report data to meet customer needs.
  • Identify new sources of data and methods to improve data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Collect customer requirements, determine technical issues, and design reports to meet data analysis needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Data Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Data Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 14,481 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 3,551 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 1,752 salaries. A Data Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 463 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,062

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Data Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Data Analyst?

Data Analyst in Cleveland:
"Phenomenal career choice."
Pros: Being a data analyst involves data analysis, and that’s what I enjoy the most. My job specifically gives me the freedom to explore new software and strategies to raise the quality of analyses we provide.
Cons: High expectations are the norm. Mentorship opportunities for analysts are nonexistent. Lots of busywork because of technical limitations of coworkers.

Data Analyst in Stockton:
"Challenging. Communication is key."
Pros: Making my report users lives easier by getting them information.
Cons: Only one of me, can't fulfill all requests.

Data Analyst in St. Petersburg:
"Organizing data, data error correction."
Pros: Organizing data, using analytical skills to figure out crucial information that may be missing or erroneous.o.
Cons: Long hours, long hours, long hours.

Data Analyst in Burlington:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, str."
Pros: Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
Cons: Work load and no appreciation.

Data Analyst in Mumbai:
"Working on data gives me good feeling like I m doing some in."
Pros: Analysis of data captured and finding out major impactful insights.
Cons: Manual excel level work which I don't like the most.

Data Analyst in Austin:
"Data Analyst."
Pros: I enjoy my team members and seeing a project through to completion.
Cons: Requirements change constantly with no method in place to handle change in scope.

Data Analyst in Forest Hill:
"Data reporting."
Pros: Get to deep dive into data of the company and learn new things.
Cons: Software changes that limit the scope of data.

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Key Stats for Data Analyst

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2688 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Data Analyst Salaries

▲18%

▲15%

▲12%

National Average
$56,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Data Analyst Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2688 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 13%