Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary
Median pay for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts lies in the neighborhood of $61K annually. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts range from $44K on the low end to $86K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $7K, respectively. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Entry-Level IT Business Analysts who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 64 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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Entry-Level IT Business Analysts flock to Wipro Technologies Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Company, CGI Group Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), and CGI Federal, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Citigroup, Inc. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $76K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $42K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $90K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Wipro Technologies Ltd., Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), and General Motors Corporation, where earnings of $73K, $71K, or $70K are standard for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts.
Salaries are easily beat at CGI Group Inc., where median pay comes to just $45K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $42K and ending at $65K, range in salary is rather small. Also approaching the lower end are Citibank at $52K, Syntel, Inc. at $57K, and CGI Federal at $58K.
Pay Difference by Location
San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts, 32 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level IT Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), Philadelphia (+14 percent), Washington (+7 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). Falling short of the national average by 6 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Atlanta. Workers in Denver and Minneapolis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (3 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).