Kansas Data Science & Analytics Degree Salary

By Henry R. Steele - June 28, 2018
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The following article discusses the salary and career outlook for graduates with a MBA, Graduate or Undergraduate Data Analytics degree in Kansas. Learn about the demand, salary outlook, top employers, job titles, as well as education options for campus and online Data Analytics degree programs for Kansas graduates.

Data Analytics Snapshot

Avg US Salary

$131,696

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Avg Kansas Salary

$99,203

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State vs National

Ranked 30th

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Total Job Postings

81

Job Type

Full-Time

Min Education Level

Bachelor’s Degree

Recommended Degree

Masters or MBA

Most Common Degree

Data Analytics/Business Analytics

Most Common Experience Level

Entry Level

*Data based on job title of Data Scientist

Kansas Data Analytics Demand

There is a healthy and growing demand for data scientists in Kansas.

National Data Analytics Salary Outlook

The national average estimate for Data Scientist was $131,696. This number is estimated from over 18,908 salaries and job advertisements from Indeed.com. This equates to an hourly salary of $68.590 and monthly of $10,975.

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$46,000

$260,000

Salary Distribution

Kansas Data Analytics Salaries by Career

The following Data Analytics career paths show the average salary derived from job postings in Kansas.

Business Analyst$67,781 Rank: 33rd
The average salary ranks 33rd among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $35.300 and monthly of $5,648. There were job openings from employers like Valiant Integrated Services, Black & Veatch, PNC Financial Services Group, and SE2. Further, 86% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, Internship were also available. Most jobs for Business Analyst required an applicant to have Mid Level experience.

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$26,000

$128,000

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Business Intelligence Developer$75,866 Rank: 39th
The average salary ranks 39th among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $39.510 and monthly of $6,322. There were job openings from employers like Invista, The University of Kansas Health System, Galaxy Software Solutions, and InfoSync. Further, 94% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Contract were also available. Most jobs for Business Intelligence Developer required an applicant to have Mid Level experience.

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$20,000

$166,000

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Business Intelligence Manager$57,777 Rank: 41st
The average salary ranks 41st among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $30.090 and monthly of $4,815. There were job openings from employers like SCIS, Cerner Corporation, UnitedLex Corporation, and Sprint. Further, 89% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Contract were also available. Most jobs for Business Intelligence Manager required an applicant to have Mid Level experience.

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$16,000

$123,000

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Business Systems Analyst$70,564 Rank: 34th
The average salary ranks 34th among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $36.750 and monthly of $5,880. There were job openings from employers like SE2, Valiant Integrated Services, Quest Diagnostics, and Jack Henry. Further, 86% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Contract, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Internship were also available. Most jobs for Business Systems Analyst required an applicant to have Mid Level experience.

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$27,000

$134,000

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Data Analyst$71,829 Rank: 5th
The average salary ranks 5th among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $37.410 and monthly of $5,986. There were job openings from employers like Sprint, Spirit AeroSystems, DXC, and Home Credit US LLC. Further, 87% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Temporary, Commission, Contract, Part-time, Internship were also available. Most jobs for Data Analyst required an applicant to have Mid Level experience.

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$14,000

$180,000

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Data Scientist$99,203 Rank: 30th
The average salary ranks 30th among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $51.670 and monthly of $8,267. There were job openings from employers like Quest Diagnostics, Kansas State University, Pfizer Inc., and Corbion US. Further, 86% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Part-time, Commission, Contract, Internship, Temporary were also available. Most jobs for Data Scientist required an applicant to have Entry Level experience.

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$45,000

$174,000

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Data Specialist$26,726 Rank: 40th
The average salary ranks 40th among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $13.920 and monthly of $2,227. There were job openings from employers like Party City, UnitedHealth Group, ADT Security Services, and Dept of Health & Environment. Further, 84% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, Internship were also available. Most jobs for Data Specialist required an applicant to have Entry Level experience.

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$7.25

$25.65

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Database Administrator$86,110 Rank: 17th
The average salary ranks 17th among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $44.850 and monthly of $7,176. There were job openings from employers like K-State:Faculty and Staff, Garmin, Kansas State University, and Kansas City Kansas Community College. Further, 85% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Temporary, Contract, Part-time were also available. Most jobs for Database Administrator required an applicant to have Entry Level experience.

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$37,000

$155,000

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Database Administrator$86,110 Rank: 17th
The average salary ranks 17th among states in the country. This equates to an hourly salary of $44.850 and monthly of $7,176. There were job openings from employers like K-State:Faculty and Staff, Garmin, Kansas State University, and Kansas City Kansas Community College. Further, 85% of these employers were seeking Full-time workers. Others such as Temporary, Contract, Part-time were also available. Most jobs for Database Administrator required an applicant to have Entry Level experience.

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$155,000

Salary Distribution

Best Cities for Data Analytics in Kansas

The following list of Kansas cities show the largest number of job postings for Data Analytics careers:

City # of Employers Average Salary
Overland Park 38 $131,044
Leawood 16 $95,815

Top Kansas Employers for Data Analytics

The following list analyzes the top employers in Kansas hiring students and professionals in the data analytics, business analytics and analyst fields:

Employer Name Average Salary

Kansas Campus-Based Data Analytics Degrees

The following campus-based colleges offer data analytics degrees for Kansas students:

At the University of Kansas, you can earn a master’s degree in computer science with a concentration in data science. Fortune 500 companies and start ups frequently hire KU Master of Science in Computer Science graduates for their ability to engineer, invent and delivery true innovations in the field. May students are able to get support for their expenses through graduate research or teaching assistantships.

The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at the University of Kansas has researchers who are developing new methods and tools in data collection, cleansing, representation and integration. In addition to bettering data gathering, researchers are advancing in all parts of modeling, such as model construction, averaging, selection, evaluation and interpretation.

The depth and breadth of this curriculum, the range of computer science research projects, and the access to the best research facilities in the state, as well as mentoring by experienced faculty produces graduates that are ready to make strong contributions to the computer and data science fields.

In addition to completing the master’s computer science program, you can earn a graduate certificate in data science. It requires you to complete four more graduate level classes. It offers state of the art data science training to a broad range of students who are interested in graduate training that is outside computer science, or want to specialize their computer science training in data science.

Disclaimer: All salary numbers and figures are will vary depending on several factors such as level of education, college/university attended, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Sources: Sources for the above salary, employer and jobs data was aggregated through Indeed.com and BLS.gov

Henry R. Steele
Henry R. Steele
Managing Editor
Henry is Managing Editor of BusinessStudent.com. He is a seasoned business professional who regularly consults with local business's throughout Southern California. Henry pursued his undergrad in Business and Economics at the University of San Diego and gained valuable life changing experience through a unique internship upon graduation.Follow on Twitter.com

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