An average Entry-Level Software Business Analyst can expect to take home roughly $59K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Software Business Analysts — including $7K in bonuses and $6K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $44K to $81K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,302 - $77,847
(Median)
$44K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $59,364
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$14.49 - $56.17
(Median)
$14
$24
$56
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$44,302 - $77,847  
   
Bonus
$307.67 - $7,099  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $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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$44,039 - $80,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 250
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $56.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$307.67 - $7,099  
   
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $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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$44,039 - $80,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,131

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Software Business Analysts, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Software Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+20 percent), New York (+13 percent), Charlotte (+8 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Pittsburgh. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Washington (8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Business Analyst, Software Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
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Business Analysis
up arrow 3%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$60,000

Functional Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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