Average Early-Career Data Analyst Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$58,656
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,731
Bonus
$3,052
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The average salary for an Early-Career Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois is $58,656.
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$44k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $58,656
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Salary
$44k - $77k
Bonus
$1k - $8k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $6k
Total Pay
$42k - $79k

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Job Description for Data Analyst

Data Analyst Tasks
  • Collect customer requirements, determine technical issues, and design reports to meet data analysis needs.
  • Identify new sources of data and methods to improve data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Collect, analyze, and report data to meet customer 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 in Data Analysis and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis, Database Management & Reporting and Microsoft Excel.

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 $54,518 based on 116 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,535 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,838 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,424.
Employees with Data Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (8.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 247 survey responses.
Entry Level
47.0%
Mid Career
35.2%
Experienced
15.0%
Late Career
2.8%