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Data Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$71,000
$54,000
$71,000
$92,000
Data analysts in the United States make an average salary of $71,246 per year or $34.25 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $54,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $93,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, and New York provide the highest data analyst salaries.
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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 Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a data analyst is roughly $71,246 per year, which boils down to $34.25 per hour. Interestingly enough, data analysts have the highest salaries in Washington, DC at about $85,396 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $59,000. Additionally, data analysts make more than the average salary in Jersey City, NJ, Arlington, VA, Bowie, MD, New York, NY, and Redmond, WA. On a more broad level, data analyst salaries are highest in New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, New York, Washington, and Massachusetts. On the contrary, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Alaska offer the lowest data analyst salaries.

City
Average Salary
Bowie, MD
Bowie, MD
$81,538
$82k
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$79,466
$79k

High Paying Data Analyst Jobs

Average Data Analyst Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Lyft and Airbnb as they offer the highest 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

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    Average Data Analyst Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, data analyst salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that insurance, technology, and automotive companies tend to offer much higher salaries for data analysts. For example, data analysts make a whopping average salary of $77,204 while working for insurance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $76,880 at technology companies and $76,666 at automotive companies. But data analysts may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $65,777.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Insurance
    Insurance
    $77,204
    $77k
    Technology
    Technology
    $76,880
    $77k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $76,666
    $77k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $74,124
    $74k
    Retail
    Retail
    $69,099
    $69k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $66,926
    $67k
    Finance
    Finance
    $66,305
    $66k
    Professional
    Professional
    $65,777
    $66k

    Data Analyst Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a data analyst can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

    Recently Added Data Analyst Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    University of Tennessee
    University of Tennessee
    Data Analyst I-Medicine-General Internal Medicine
    Data Analyst I-Medicine-General Internal Medicine
    Data Analyst I-Medicine-General Internal Medicine
    Memphis, TN
    Memphis, TN
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $42,491
    $42,491
    10/31/2020
    Teachers' Retirement System
    Teachers' Retirement System
    Data Management Analyst
    Data Management Analyst
    Data Management Analyst
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Oklahoma City, OK
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $34,167
    $34,167
    10/31/2020
    Logistics and Data Coordinator
    Logistics and Data Coordinator
    Bellevue, WA
    Bellevue, WA
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $52,175
    $52,175
    10/30/2020
    Data Entry-Coordinator of Sales
    Data Entry-Coordinator of Sales
    Ruskin, FL
    Ruskin, FL
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/30/2020
    Data Analyst
    Data Analyst
    Norwalk, CT
    Norwalk, CT
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $80,642
    $80,642
    10/30/2020
    Procurement Data Analyst
    Procurement Data Analyst
    Midland, MI
    Midland, MI
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $97,700
    $97,700
    10/30/2020
    Crime Data Coordinator
    Crime Data Coordinator
    Lees Summit, MO
    Lees Summit, MO
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $40,467
    $40,467
    10/30/2020
    State of Minnesota
    State of Minnesota
    Data Analyst Transp Prog Specialist 1
    Data Analyst Transp Prog Specialist 1
    Data Analyst Transp Prog Specialist 1
    Saint Paul, MN
    Saint Paul, MN
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $42,595
    $42,595
    10/30/2020
    Management Decisions, Inc.
    Management Decisions, Inc.
    Data Analyst/Power Bi/Tableau/Python
    Data Analyst/Power Bi/Tableau/Python
    Data Analyst/Power Bi/Tableau/Python
    Irvine, CA
    Irvine, CA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    10/29/2020
    Data Analyst
    Data Analyst
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/29/2020