The average salary for an Early-Career Data Analyst with Microsoft SQL Server skills is $59,412.
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Job Description for Data Analyst
A data analyst uses data to acquire information about specific topics. This usually starts with the survey process, in which data analysts find survey participants and gather the needed information. The data is then interpreted and presented in forms such as charts or reports. Data analysts may also put their survey data in online databases. Individuals looking for data analyst jobs must be knowledgeable in computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, SharePoint, and SQL data…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Data Analyst
Skills in SQL and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $53,553 based on 127 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,815 based on 272 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,463 based on 158 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,986.
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Employees with Data Analyst in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (10.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (2.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (1.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.1% less).
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