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Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary

Pay for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts sits in the ballpark of $59K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level IT Business Analysts can bottom out near $41K or peak near $82K depending on individual performance. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are more male Entry-Level IT Business Analysts than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 62 percent. The majority of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$42,289 - $78,353
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$42K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,752
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$15.24 - $45.23
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,289 - $78,353  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,020  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $5,037  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,500  
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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$41,399 - $82,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,191
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.24 - $45.23  
   
Overtime
$21.87 - $49.33  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,020  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $5,037  
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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$41,399 - $82,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 491
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT


Accenture, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Hewlett-Packard Company, Wipro Technologies Ltd., and CGI Group Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level IT Business Analysts. Citigroup, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town ($76K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $42K to $90K. Other big spenders include General Motors Corporation, Accenture, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), top-paying firms where Entry-Level IT Business Analysts see paychecks nearing $68K, $66K, or $63K.

Earnings fall especially short at CGI Group Inc., where the median salary of $45K is the lowest in the field, 68 percent lower than the top payer. Hewlett-Packard Company, CGI Federal, and Wipro Technologies Ltd. also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $52K, $58K, and $60K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level IT Business Analysts, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Entry-Level IT Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), Houston (+7 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Austin, 5 percent below the national average.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salaries



Data Analysis
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Project Management
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SQL
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Oracle
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National Average
$60,000

Microsoft SQL Server
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Java
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Access
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Windows Operating System General Use
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HTML
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 978 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%