Data Modeler Salary

The average Data Modeler in the United States earns approximately $79K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Data Modelers who answered the questionnnaire. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Data Modelers is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$54,788 - $116,926
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$79K
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MEDIAN: $78,988
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$20.18 - $76.65
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$0$127K
Salary $54,788 - $116,926
Bonus $1,003 - $16,370
Profit Sharing $2,500
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$54,252 - $128,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 144
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $20.18 - $76.65
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $1,003 - $16,370
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,252 - $128,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Data Modeler

A data modeler is a specialize analyst who takes large chunks of data and attempts to pull useful information out of it. The modeler then uses this information to create detailed data reports for businesses and clients. These reports outline the findings and provide actionable analysis based upon macro and micro trends the modeler has discovered. A data modeler's job is part information science and part statistical analysis. The modeler must be sharp at both of these aspects of the position to succeed.

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Data Modeler Tasks

  • Extract, evaluate, aggregate and analyze data from multiple databases to create predictive and/or relational data models.
  • Conduct gap analyses and recommend ways to improve overall data quality, metadata, and integration of data across systems.
  • Evaluate and document data quality and data cleansing efforts.

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Popular Skills for Data Modeler


Survey results suggest that Data Modelers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Data Management and Data Modeling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Those listing Data Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. SPSS and R also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Data Modeling also know Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Modeler

Pay by Experience for a Data Modeler has a positive trend. An entry-level Data Modeler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 103 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Data Modeler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Data Modeler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 40 salaries. A Data Modeler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,833

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

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Data Modelers, 52 percent above the national average. Data Modelers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+29 percent) and Seattle (+22 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Atlanta Data Modelers earning much less — 28 percent less — than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (18 percent lower) and Columbus (15 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Data Modeler

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Data Modeler Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲29%

▲18%

National Average
$85,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Data Modeler Salaries

Data Management
▲30%


SQL
▲3%

SAS
▲1%

National Average
$85,000


R
▼12%

SPSS
▼26%

Data Analysis
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 15%
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