Average Entry-Level Data Analyst Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Analyst is $53,268.
MEDIAN $53,268
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$39k - $72k
$978 - $8k
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$592 - $6k
$550 - $10k
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$35k - $72k

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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 Amazon.com Inc, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Centene Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group where the average pay is $64,858. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $62,000 and $60,719, respectively. Centene Corporation pays the lowest at around $51,138. EY (Ernst & Young) and The Nielsen Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $51,395 and $55,929, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Data Analyst

Skills in Data Analysis, SQL and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Analyst

An early career Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,347 based on 13,016 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,140 based on 3,633 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,369 based on 1,759 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,046.
Employees with Data Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (10.8% more) and New York, New York (10.6% more).

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