Average Entry-Level Data Analyst Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$54,085
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,731
Bonus
$3,200
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois is $54,085.
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MEDIAN $54,085
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Salary
$40k - $73k
Bonus
$1k - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$39k - $74k

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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 in Data Analysis, SQL and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Database Management & Reporting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Analyst

An early career Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,011 based on 531 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,350 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,798 based on 36 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 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (9.1% more) and New York, New York (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 660 survey responses.
Early Career
80.5%
Mid Career
13.0%
Experienced
5.5%
Late Career
1.1%