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Average Data Analyst with SQL Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$63,557
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,856
Bonus
$4,750
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The average salary for a Data Analyst with SQL skills in Chicago, Illinois is $63,557.
10%
$48k
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$64k
90%
$80k
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What Do Data Analysts Do?

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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Data Analysts?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Tableau Software, Statistical Analysis, Database Management & Reporting, Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Analysts?

An entry-level Data Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,112 based on 36 salaries. An early career Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,018 based on 220 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,416 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,614 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Employees with Data Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (3.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 305 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.8%
Early Career
72.1%
Mid Career
9.5%
Experienced
4.6%
Late Career
2.0%