Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary

Entry-Level IT Business Analysts take home approximately $59K per year on average. 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 $42K or peak near $83K depending on individual performance. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts (63 percent) survey respondents are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$43,164 - $79,228
(Median)
$43K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $59,232
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90%

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$15.69 - $45.52
(Median)
$16
$26
$46
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,164 - $79,228  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,106  
Profit Sharing
$292.60 - $5,096  
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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$42,365 - $83,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.69 - $45.52  
   
Overtime
$21.87 - $51.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,106  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$292.60 - $5,096  
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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$42,365 - $83,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 487

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Accenture, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), CGI Group Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, and Wipro Technologies Ltd. are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level IT Business Analysts. Salary cannot be beat at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), where median pay comes to $82K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $66K, and the higher end is not far away at $104K. Other big spenders include Citigroup, Inc., General Motors Corporation, and Accenture, top-paying firms where Entry-Level IT Business Analysts see paychecks nearing $76K, $69K, or $66K.

CGI Group Inc. employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $45K, just about half of the top paying company's median. Citibank, Hewlett-Packard Company, and CGI Federal also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $52K, $54K, and $58K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts, 18 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level IT Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+11 percent), Houston (+9 percent), and Seattle (+6 percent). Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salaries



Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Data Analysis
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Project Management
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SQL
0%

National Average
$60,000

Oracle
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Microsoft SQL Server
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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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HTML
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 890 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%