Entry-Level Data Analyst Salary

An Entry-Level Data Analyst earns an average salary of $55,754 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Python, R, and Tableau Software.

$40,197 - $77,954
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$56K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,979
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$14.05 - $30.85
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$0$78K
Salary $40,197 - $77,954
Bonus $974 - $9,467
Profit Sharing $602 - $7,483
Commission $0.00 - $14,795
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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$36,406 - $78,499
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12,139
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $14.05 - $30.85
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $20.34 - $43.91
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $974 - $9,467
Commission $0.00 - $14,795
Profit Sharing $602 - $7,483
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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$36,406 - $78,499
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,873

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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,348

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

Data Analyst Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Data Analyst in Seattle:
"Work is what you make it."
In an agency, you make your own success. Work hard to add value to the client deliverables and use data to showcase that value. Don't think that anyone else will hand you a freebee.

Data Analyst in Columbia:
"That there was no system adminstrator."
Be inquisitive and thoughtful. Document your process, step by step so that you can repeat new developments prior to memorization setting in.

Data Analyst in Pittsburgh:
"Track evetything."
Search the internet for all reporting tips and tricks. Make everything look sleek. Track everything done. Document everything to be used as a manual, and a method for quantifying work routines.

Key Stats for Data Analyst

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2106 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Data Analyst Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2106 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 13%