$54,425
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,980

Profit Sharing

$1,350

Commission

$3,000

Data Analysts with Microsoft Office skills can expect wages of $55K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Data Analysts with Microsoft Office skills approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $77K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by career length and the individual firm. Male Data Analysts with Microsoft Office skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Data Analysts with Microsoft Office skills. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$39,537 - $78,270
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MEDIAN: $54,425
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$14.11 - $30.22
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$0$78K
Salary $39,537 - $78,270
Bonus $812 - $8,122
Profit Sharing $409 - $11,745
Commission $3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,147 - $77,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,451
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.11 - $30.22
Overtime $21.10 - $42.45
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $812 - $8,122
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $409 - $11,745
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,147 - $77,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 892

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.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Data Analyst


Booz, Allen, and Hamilton leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $61K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Data Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Data Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 2,328 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 620 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 342 salaries. A Data Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 85 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,909

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Data Analysts with Microsoft Office skills, 20 percent higher than the national average. Data Analysts with Microsoft Office skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+20 percent), New York (+16 percent), Washington (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+12 percent). Pittsburgh is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 18 percent. Houston and Cleveland are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Data Analyst

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 662 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Data Analyst Salaries

▲15%

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
$52,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 662 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 15%