Decision Support Analyst Salary

Salaries for Decision Support Analysts in the United States average out at around $63K per year, but Pittsburgh employers pay the most, offering approximately $81K on average. Decision Support Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+25 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), New York (+22 percent), and Jacksonville (+20 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,126 - $87,233
$44K
$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $63,278
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50%
90%

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$17.30 - $38.60
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MEDIAN: $23.69
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$0$87K
Salary $44,126 - $87,233
Bonus $247.09 - $9,899
Profit Sharing $1,750
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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$41,443 - $85,976
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 162
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $17.30 - $38.60
Overtime $28.16 - $54.19
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $247.09 - $9,899
Profit Sharing $1,750
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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$41,443 - $85,976
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Decision Support Analyst

A decision support analyst works in a wide variety of fields, typically solving problems that are presented by various departments within their company. These professionals help analyze various options and create reports to help the departments decide which should be implemented. This job involves performing research, gathering data, and creating reports and presentations. The data support analyst may be assigned to a certain problem area or may be given multiple areas in which they help find solutions.

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Decision Support Analyst Tasks

  • Analyze health care costs and utilization trends to maximize ROI.
  • Provide analytical expertise including research, accurate interpretation, documentation, and training for Decision Support products.
  • Determine appropriate applications to design, document, test and implement products based on user needs and requirements.

Decision Support Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Decision Support Analyst


Popular Skills for Decision Support Analyst


Decision Support Analysts report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Fortunate workers who know SAS command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 28 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and Data Analysis. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Database Management & Reporting and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Decision Support Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Decision Support Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Decision Support Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Decision Support Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Decision Support Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 36 salaries. A Decision Support Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,100

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Key Stats for Decision Support Analyst

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Decision Support Analyst Salaries

▲19%

▲17%

▲12%

National Average
$60,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Decision Support Analyst Salaries

SAS
▲27%

SQL
▲2%

National Average
$60,000





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%