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Average Entry-Level Data Analyst Salary

$55,362
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,122
Bonus
$5,000
Commission
$2,031
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Analyst is $55,362.
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$40k
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$55k
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$74k
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$40k - $74k
Bonus
$972 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$598 - $6k
Commission
$550 - $9k
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$36k - $74k
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What Do Data Analysts Do?

Data Analyst Tasks
  • Collect customer requirements, determine technical issues, and design reports to meet data analysis needs.
  • Identify new sources of data and methods to improve data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Collect, analyze, and report data to meet customer needs.
The top respondents for the job title Data Analyst are from the companies KPMG, LLP, Amazon.com Inc and Axtria. Reported salaries are highest at Axtria where the average pay is $71,550. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bloomberg LP and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $68,859 and $66,000, respectively. EY (Ernst & Young) pays the lowest at around $51,395. Merkle, Inc. and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $51,565 and $63,725, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Data Analysts?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Analysts?

An early career Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,190 based on 13,616 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,085 based on 3,255 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,755 based on 1,516 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,012.
Employees with Data Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (9.8% more) and New York, New York (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18,824 survey responses.
Early Career
72.3%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
8.1%
Late Career
2.3%