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The average salary for a Data Analyst with SQL skills is $62,360.
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$46k - $86k
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$707 - $8k
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$44k - $89k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Data Analyst are from the companies Centene Corporation, Kaiser Permanente and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $88,323. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kaiser Permanente and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), earning around $69,013 and $68,784, respectively. Humana, Inc. pays the lowest at around $53,540. Centene Corporation and Decisive Data Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $62,527 and $63,434, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Data Analyst. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Data Analyst
Data Scientist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Data Analyst

Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis, Microsoft Office, 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 $55,813 based on 1,847 salaries. An early career Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,727 based on 4,421 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,580 based on 1,089 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,661 based on 437 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 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.4% less).

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