Data Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$74,000
$54,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$102,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Jersey City, NJ
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a data specialist make?
Data Specialists in America make an average salary of $74,853 per year or $35.99 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $102,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $54,000 per year. Technology companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Data Specialists. Rhode Island, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire are some of the states with the best Data Specialist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Data Specialist is 2.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$54,734

Average Data Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Data Specialist in the USA is $74,853 annually or $35.99 hourly. Jersey City, NJ reports the highest Data Specialist salaries at $80,132 per year. The average entry-level salary in Jersey City, NJ is $50,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Data Specialist salaries are Rhode Island, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. Arizona, Arkansas, South Carolina, Florida, and Alabama are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Data Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Data Specialist Salary By Company

Data Specialists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Technology companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Data Specialists at Google and Chevron report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Microsoft and Twitter report highly competitive salaries for Data Specialists.
Company
Average Salary
$104,631
$105k
$101,814
$102k
$101,308
$101k
$97,714
$98k
$96,843
$97k
$96,472
$96k
$91,965
$92k
$91,803
$92k

Average Data Specialist Pay By Industry

Data Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Telecommunication companies, and Insurance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Data Specialists. Technology companies pay Data Specialists an average salary of $80,173, Telecommunication companies pay $77,455, and Insurance companys come in at $77,389. The types of companies that pay Data Specialists the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $62,658.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$80,173
$80k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$77,455
$77k
Insurance
Insurance
$77,389
$77k
Health Care
Health Care
$75,576
$76k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$72,579
$73k
Professional
Professional
$64,864
$65k
Finance
Finance
$62,658
$63k

Data Specialist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Data Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Data Specialist can range from $63,866 to $84,276 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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