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The average salary for an Experienced Data Analyst is $70,755.
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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 Centene Corporation, OptumHealth, Inc. and State Farm Insurance Company. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $96,249. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include State Farm Insurance Company and OptumHealth, Inc., earning around $88,677 and $83,500, respectively. MVP Healthcare, Inc pays the lowest at around $52,666. Cisco Systems Inc and Centene Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,500 and $74,772, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Data Analysts?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Analysts?

An entry-level Data Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,362 based on 2,454 salaries. An early career Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation 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. 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 Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.9% more) and Houston, Texas (18.3% more).

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