Average Senior Data Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Data Analyst is $79,245.
MEDIAN $79,245
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$58k - $112k

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Job Description for Senior Data Analyst

Senior Data Analyst Tasks
  • Gather, extract, manipulate, analyze and model data using analytical and statistical tools.
  • May also be required to provide database maintenance and development.
  • Ensure data accuracy and create ad hoc reports.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Data Analyst

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
The top respondents for the job title Senior Data Analyst are from the companies Capital One Financial Corp, UnitedHealth Group and Kaiser Permanente. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $88,477. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Capital One Financial Corp and United Airlines, Inc., earning around $82,443 and $80,959, respectively. The Home Depot Inc. pays the lowest at around $73,307. UnitedHealth Group and Comcast Cable, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,419 and $77,419, respectively.

Career Paths

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Senior Data Analyst
Data Analyst
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Analytics Manager
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Popular Skills for Senior Data Analyst

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Data Analyst

An entry-level Senior Data Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,000 based on 43 salaries. An early career Senior Data Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,694 based on 1,739 salaries. A mid-career Senior Data Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,921 based on 1,480 salaries. An experienced Senior Data Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,199 based on 724 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,313.
Employees with Senior Data Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.8% less).

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