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Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts

If you're a data scientist, you'll earn the most money on one of the coasts, but data analysts will do better looking for jobs in the center of the country.
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Data Analysts: #5

Atlanta, Georgia

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According to Indeed.com, the fifth best-paying US city for data analysts is Atlanta. The average data analyst in the city earns $65,000, which equates to $66,657 when adjusted for cost of living.

Atlanta has the tenth largest economy in the country, and the 18th largest in the world. Its top employers that might hire data analysts include Delta Air Lines, Emory University (including its healthcare system), AT&T, Coca-Cola, UPS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many other retail, healthcare, and financial services companies.

Population in the city is just under half a million and growing, probably due in part to the fact that the city is much more affordable than others its size. Average household income is $53,843, and the average home price was $262,600 in 2016.

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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