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Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary (United States)

Earnings for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts typically come in at around $59K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level IT Business Analysts varies from around $41K to approximately $82K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $8K and $5K, respectively. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair portion collect dental insurance. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts — 62 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level IT Business Analysts. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary (?
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$41,761 - $78,024
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MEDIAN: $58,548
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Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary (?
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$15.05 - $45.87
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,761 - $78,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,068  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $5,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,139  
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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$41,097 - $82,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $45.87  
   
Overtime
$20.58 - $48.45  
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 - $8,068  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,139  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $5,000  
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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$41,097 - $82,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 480
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT

Many Entry-Level IT Business Analysts can be found at Accenture, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Hewlett-Packard Company, Wipro Technologies Ltd., and Citigroup, Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. The biggest paychecks can be found at Citigroup, Inc. — the median salary there is $76K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $42K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $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 $69K, $66K, or $62K.
The lowest salaries can be found at Hewlett-Packard Company — median pay is $52K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $45K and only reaching $76K. Other low-paying employers include CGI Group Inc. at $55K and Wipro Technologies Ltd. at $59K, though some Entry-Level IT Business Analysts there earn up to $81K.

Pay Difference By Location

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Entry-Level IT Business Analysts will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 17 percent. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Boston, top-paying markets where Entry-Level IT Business Analysts rake in more than the national norm (+14 percent, +9 percent, +6 percent, and +5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 3 percent south of the national average, can be found in Austin.
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salaries

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Oracle
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SQL
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Microsoft Office
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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
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%