Business Analyst, IT with Requirements Analysis Skills Salary

For IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills, yearly average wages total $70K annually. Total cash compensation to IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills bottoms out near $50K and approaches $105K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the specific employer, followed by career length and geographic location. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men working as IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. Job satisfaction for IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,877 - $96,578
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$50K
$70K
$97K
MEDIAN: $70,144
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$23.20 - $64.90
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$42
$65
MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,877 - $96,578  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
Profit Sharing
$457.81 - $7,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,311 - $105,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,402
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.20 - $64.90  
   
Overtime
$24.11 - $71.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
   
Profit Sharing
$457.81 - $7,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,311 - $105,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills fill the offices of leading firms J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Hewlett-Packard Company, Wipro Technologies Ltd., General Motors Corporation, and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. General Motors Corporation offers the largest salaries in town ($89K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $61K to $138K. Other big spenders include J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Cognizant, and Wipro Technologies Ltd., top-paying firms where IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills see paychecks nearing $85K, $84K, or $74K.

Offering a median salary of only $58K, Hewlett-Packard Company gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $50K to $94K isn't that wide, either. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ($71K), InfoSys Limited ($72K), and Fiserv Inc ($73K).

Pay by Experience Level for Business Analyst, IT

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $64K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $78K. IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $87K. IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $92K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,755

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Home to some of the best pay for IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 16 percent above the national average. IT Business Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Charlotte (+12 percent), Detroit (+11 percent), and Boston (+10 percent). Atlanta is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 8 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (8 percent lower) and Washington (7 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Business Analyst, IT Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$73,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 479 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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