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Data Analyst

Data Analyst

A tough but rewarding career.

What's it like to be a Data Analyst?

Tasks and duties

  • Identifying and reporting emerging risks and trends resulting from data analysis and monitoring activities.
  • Liaise and work with business stakeholders to complete business requirements documentation.
  • Complete relevant gap analysis based on as-is and to-be environments.
  • Analyse data sets to gain a deeper insight into trends or customer behaviour.

What can I earn as a Data Analyst?

The most common salary  for a Data Analyst is between $85k and $95k
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Duration 3 yrs - 6 yrs
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How do Data Analysts rate their role?

Latest reviews from 12 Data Analysts surveyed on SEEK

Latest reviews

5 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Masters
Experience
Less than a year
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Economic analyst
The good things
The Good Thing: Exploring news insights from Data, which goes beyond what other people could Imagine The challenge: Impacting desired changes as a result from analysis
The challenges
Keep updated with the new available tools for effective ad timely analysis
4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Taxation
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Data Analyst
The good things
As a data analyst, I seek trends and evidence from data. When this happens it is very fulfilling.
The challenges
It is challenging to ensure data is not inaccurately interpreted and used incorrectly.
4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Marketing
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
The good things
It's challenging, and rewarding. There is always room to grow as an analyst.
The challenges
Aligning your skills to each job can be hard, especially with all the data analytics software available.
5 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic)
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Telecommunications
The good things
Good things- The variety of work you come across which expands your skills and help in your career growth. If you’re open to new technologies you can learn much more rapidly. This is the best job to...
The challenges
Challenges- Sometimes seeking for the reliable data becomes a challenge because in the big organisation keeping data sacred is a big thing itself. Also you have to deal with different business rules f...
4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Certificate in Business
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Retail FMCG
The good things
I like my work and enjoy working with the people in our organisation. An autonomous role, delivering insights that contributes to business strategies and growth.
The challenges
Being recognized for the work and rewarded fairly.
5 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
data scence
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
The good things
Data analysis provides a fresh scope to look at your work universe daily. It puts puzzles in front of you and lets you go find the answers. The answers you find will change the way that other peopl...
The challenges
As a data analyst, every day is a challenge that you step up to, looking to make the world make sense. Challenges start with trying to understand data you're looking at, working out what it can mean,...
5 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Commerce
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Customer analytics
The good things
Awesome work, poor work life balance
The challenges
Keeping up to date
3 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Information Technology
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Telecommunications
The good things
It’s a challenge to keep up with business requirements but the learnings are greater!
The challenges
Always get your fundamentals right when it comes to data and never be yes person
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What are the job opportunities for Data Analysts?

Find out how the job market is trending

Job opportunities

Data Analyst jobs on SEEK
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Projected job growth

National increase over next 5 years
9.5%
2018
2023
Source: LMIP. ICT Business and Systems Analysts
Latest Data Analyst jobs on SEEK
InDebted
Sydney > CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
We are looking for someone committed to transforming data into readable, goal-driven reports for continued innovation and growth.
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ANZ
Melbourne > CBD & Inner Suburbs
Data Analyst - Customer Self Service - Omni Channel  First a bit about ANZAt ANZ, everything we do boils down to ‘why’ – our purpose – to...
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Quest Personnel
Melbourne > CBD & Inner Suburbs
Opportunity for a junior analyst to take on a traineeship role. Strong Advanced Excel Skills are essential
Chandler Macleod Group
Sydney > CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Good opportunity for a Data Analyst
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