Data Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$71,000
$54,000
Min 10%
$71,000
Median 50%
$92,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Lyft
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a data analyst make?
The national average salary for a Data Analyst in the United States is $71,246 per year or $34.25 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 39,000. The top 10 percent earn over $93,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $54,000 annually. Professional companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Data Analyst jobs are New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, and New York. The typical tenure for a Data Analyst is 2.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Analyst
$69,699

Average Data Analyst Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Data Analyst in the USA is $71,246 annually or $34.25 hourly. The city with the highest Data Analyst salary is Washington, DC at $85,396 per year. Not only that, Washington, DC also has an average entry-level salary of $59,000. New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, and New York are the top 5 highest earning states for Data Analysts. South Carolina, Kentucky, and Alaska have the lowest Data Analyst salaries.

Map of Data Analyst Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Data Analysts earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Data Analyst Salary By Company

There is good job security in Data Analyst positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Data Analysts are Lyft and Airbnb. In addition, companies like Hulu and Yieldmo report highly competitive salaries for Data Analysts.
Company
Average Salary
$111,376
$111k
$110,671
$111k
$110,077
$110k
$108,367
$108k
$102,210
$102k
$101,780
$102k
$101,374
$101k
$101,067
$101k
$100,255
$100k

Average Data Analyst Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Data Analyst works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Technology companies, Manufacturing companies, and Retail companies pay their Data Analysts well. Technology companies pay Data Analysts an average salary of $77,327, Manufacturing companies pay $75,115, and Retail companys come in at $74,474. The types of companies that pay Data Analysts the least are in the Health Care industry, where the average annual salary is $63,341.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$77,327
$77k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$75,115
$75k
Retail
Retail
$74,474
$74k
Insurance
Insurance
$73,693
$74k
Finance
Finance
$69,986
$70k
Automotive
Automotive
$67,775
$68k
Professional
Professional
$66,044
$66k
Health Care
Health Care
$63,341
$63k

Data Analyst Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Data Analyst Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Data Analyst can range from $37,823 to $100,035 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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