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Data Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$91,000
$69,000
$91,000
$119,000
Did you know that the average data consultant makes $91,120 per year? That's valued at $43.81 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $69,000 and $119,000, meaning data consultants have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most data consultants find a job with technology and health care companies, while others work for finance, professional, and insurance companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Washington, Connecticut and New York are the top states in the U.S. to pay data consultants the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Seattle, WA
$106,969
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Map of Data Consultant Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Data Consultant Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a data consultant is roughly $91,120 per year, which boils down to $43.81 per hour. Interestingly enough, data consultants have the highest salaries in Washington, DC at about $109,346 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $75,000. Additionally, data consultants make more than the average salary in San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA, Hartford, CT, New York, NY, and Jersey City, NJ. On a more broad level, data consultant salaries are highest in Washington, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Virginia. On the contrary, North Dakota, Maine, and South Dakota offer the lowest data consultant salaries.

City
Average Salary
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$109,346
$109k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$107,410
$107k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$106,969
$107k
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$102,990
$103k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$100,034
$100k
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ
$99,092
$99k
Marlborough, MA
Marlborough, MA
$97,418
$97k
Rockville, MD
Rockville, MD
$96,733
$97k
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$95,496
$95k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$94,489
$94k

High Paying Data Consultant Jobs

Average Data Consultant Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a data consultant, working for Amazon or Alight.com might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Salesforce and Microsoft report highly competitive salaries for data consultants.

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Data Consultant Salary History

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    Average Data Consultant Pay By Industry

    The salary for a data consultant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for data consultants tend to be found in finance, professional, and insurance companies. In fact, data consultants can make a yearly salary of $128,780 while working for finance companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Finance
    Finance
    $128,780
    $129k
    Professional
    Professional
    $103,458
    $103k
    Insurance
    Insurance
    $100,379
    $100k
    Media
    Media
    $94,996
    $95k
    Technology
    Technology
    $87,712
    $88k
    Retail
    Retail
    $83,011
    $83k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $79,287
    $79k

    Data Consultant Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a data consultant 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.

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    Olympia, WA
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    $43,392
    $43,392
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    OPS Data Base Consultant
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    Jacksonville, FL
    Jacksonville, FL
    10/18/2020
    10/18/2020
    $60,189
    $60,189
    10/18/2020
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    Jacksonville, FL
    Jacksonville, FL
    10/17/2020
    10/17/2020
    $60,189
    $60,189
    10/17/2020
    Risk Adjustment Data Validation Consultant
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    Hopkins, MN
    Hopkins, MN
    10/06/2020
    10/06/2020
    $55,306
    $55,306
    10/06/2020
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    Jacksonville, FL
    Jacksonville, FL
    09/24/2020
    09/24/2020
    $60,189
    $60,189
    09/24/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    OPS Data Base Consultant
    Jacksonville, FL
    Jacksonville, FL
    09/23/2020
    09/23/2020
    $60,189
    $60,189
    09/23/2020
    Data Science Consultant III
    Data Science Consultant III
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    08/19/2020
    08/19/2020
    $114,785
    $114,785
    08/19/2020
    Dshs Ffaa Data Consultant 3
    Dshs Ffaa Data Consultant 3
    Olympia, WA
    Olympia, WA
    07/11/2020
    07/11/2020
    $50,256
    $50,256
    07/11/2020
    Gensys/Avaya Data Consultant
    Gensys/Avaya Data Consultant
    Minneapolis, MN
    Minneapolis, MN
    07/09/2020
    07/09/2020
    $97,046
    $97,046
    07/09/2020
    Big Data Consultant
    Big Data Consultant
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    05/21/2020
    05/21/2020
    $77,219
    $77,219
    05/21/2020