Average Early-Career Data Analyst with SQL Skills Salary

$61,860
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,067
Bonus
$2,100
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The average salary for an Early-Career Data Analyst with SQL skills is $61,860.
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$46k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $61,860
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United States (change)
Salary
$46k - $84k
Bonus
$1000 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$608 - $7k
Total Pay
$43k - $87k

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Job Description for Data Analyst

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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Data Analyst
Senior Data Analyst
Data Scientist
Analytics Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Data Analyst

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

Pay by Experience Level for Data Analyst

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 $56,021 based on 680 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,747 based on 1,150 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,807 based on 496 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,314.
Employees with Data Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,447 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.8%
Mid Career
47.0%
Experienced
20.3%
Late Career
4.9%