Entry-Level Software Business Analysts can expect to earn an average of $60K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Software Business Analysts bottoms out near $45K and approaches $82K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $7K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. More than half of Entry-Level Software Business Analysts (61 percent) survey respondents are men. Most Entry-Level Software Business Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,160 - $78,546
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$60K
$79K
MEDIAN: $60,372
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$14.93 - $55.75
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MEDIAN: $25.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$45,160 - $78,546  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $7,326  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $6,082  
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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$44,972 - $81,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $55.75  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$302.01 - $7,326  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $6,082  
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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$44,972 - $81,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,958

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For Entry-Level Software Business Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Software Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+15 percent), Boston (+13 percent), New York (+10 percent), and Austin (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Pittsburgh, 17 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Seattle (10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Business Analyst, Software

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
075
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Business Analyst, Software Salaries

Agile Software Development
up arrow 7%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%


Project Management
up arrow 2%


Functional Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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