AVERAGEIF Formula Help

I'm trying to come up with a summary sheet formula that summarizes an employee's average evaluation score. I'm working with two columns: Employee Name and Overall Satisfaction.

Let's say their name is Slim Jones. The formula I came up with is:

=AVERAGEIF(Employee Name:Employee Name, "Slim Jones", [Overall Satisfaction]:[Overall Satisfaction])

But I keep getting the message UNPARESABLE. What am I doing wrong? It seems pretty straightforward.

Best Answer

  • Paul Newcome
    Paul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Answer ✓

    When a column name has spaces, numbers, and/or special characters, you need to use square brackets around them in a formula.

    Try wrapping each [Employee Name] column reference in square brackets the same way you wrapped the [Overall Satisfaction] column names in square brackets.


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