Average Entry-Level Data Analyst with Data Analysis Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$54,438
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,902
Bonus
$3,200
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Data Analyst with Data Analysis skills in Chicago, Illinois is $54,438.
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MEDIAN $54,438
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Salary
$40k - $74k
Bonus
$2k - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$39k - $75k

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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.

Career Paths

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Data Analyst
Senior Data Analyst
Data Scientist
Analytics Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Data Analyst

Skills in SQL, Data Modeling and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Database Management & Reporting 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 $58,637 based on 361 salaries. A mid-career Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,413 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,896 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.
Employees with Data Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (7.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 444 survey responses.
Early Career
81.3%
Mid Career
12.6%
Experienced
5.0%
Late Career
1.1%