Average Data Analyst Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$59,831
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,422
Bonus
$3,400
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois is $59,831.
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$60k
90%
$79k
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$44k - $79k
Bonus
$1k - $9k
Profit Sharing
$304 - $9k
Total Pay
$42k - $82k

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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 Discover Financial Services LLC, Synchrony Financial and United Airlines, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Groupon, Inc. where the average pay is $80,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Chicago Public Schools and Discover Financial Services LLC, earning around $67,720 and $66,789, respectively. Stryker Corp. pays the lowest at around $63,346. United Airlines, Inc. and Synchrony Financial also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,162 and $64,190, respectively.

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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 $54,692 based on 113 salaries. An early career Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,101 based on 535 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,535 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,904 based on 34 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 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (7.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 775 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
69.0%
Mid Career
11.1%
Experienced
4.4%
Late Career
0.9%