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$43,692 - $87,077
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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.

Data Analyst Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

6%

National Average: $50,131

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

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Q: What is it like working as a Data Analyst?

Data Analyst in New York:
"Data analyst."
Pros: Analyzing data and coming up with results that will generate more revenue for my company.
Cons: Monotonous tasks, QA, long meetings.

Data Analyst in Seattle:
"Data Ninja."
Pros: Working with many different databases and software languages to build ad-hoc, custom solutions to frequently changing customer needs. Learning new programming languages.
Cons: SAP integration with many clients, difficult HR.

Data Analyst in Appleton:
"Tell me about money."
Pros: They pay me, little, but money.
Cons: The pay me very little. Slavery is illegal, kind of.

Data Analyst in Salt Lake City:
"Perks."
Pros: Writing queries, free food, doing analysis, forecasting, creating graphs, creating presentations, flexibility to schedule.
Cons: Communication, menial tasks unrelated to job, not feeling valued.

Data Analyst in Austin:
"Good Place To Work."
Pros: Yodle has a casual, yet performance-driven culture that fosters professional development.
Cons: As likely typical with most companies, communication from management is not great. Because things move so fast here, they're not able to be as proactive as would be desired.

Data Analyst in Chesterfield:
"Great Place To Work."
Pros: Challenged, autonomy, love the people I work with - we have a lot of fun; they listen to your ideas even though your new.
Cons: Sometimes too crowded in our work space.

Data Analyst in Nashville:
"Being A Data Analyst Is Too Narrow For Responsibilities."
Pros: I enjoy working with multiple technologies, both communicating progress and where a project is at and getting into the meat of TSQL and other database languages.
Cons: You will not be appreciated for all the multiple hats you will have to wear. Often I find myself leading discussion with clients and brokers that go far beyond a technical mindset.

Key Stats for Data Analyst

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: