Business Analyst, Finance/Banking Salary (United States)

A Business Analyst, Finance/Banking earns an average salary of $57,388 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SAS, Requirements Analysis, and Document Review and Distribution. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Business Analyst, Finance/Banking Salary (?
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$40,013 - $85,443
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MEDIAN: $57,387
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Business Analyst, Finance/Banking Salary (?
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$13.20 - $57.69
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,013 - $85,443  
   
Bonus
$479.10 - $11,614  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $5,219  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,069  
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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$39,648 - $94,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,833
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.20 - $57.69  
   
Overtime
$15.20 - $55.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$479.10 - $11,614  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,069  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $5,219  
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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$39,648 - $94,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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Job Description for Business Analyst, Finance/Banking

A business analyst is someone who scrutinizes the financial aspects of the business and determines if there are any changes that could be made to make the business more successful. A successful analyst needs a detailed mind that is able to analyze data and come to conclusions based on this data. Based on these conclusions the analyst makes recommendations and changes to improve the business.
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Business Analyst, Finance/Banking Tasks
  • Gather, analyze and interpret data in areas such as budgets, financial planning and forecasting, cash flow projections, etc.
  • Develop and implement goals and procedures related to management of financial aspects of the business.
  • Coordinate, organize and direct organization of projects and processes related to the financial sector of the business.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Washington
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Charlotte
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Philadelphia
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Experience Affects Business Analyst, Finance/Banking Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Business Analyst, Finance/Banking Salaries

SAS
up arrow 24%
Document Preparation
up arrow 10%
SQL
up arrow 7%
Project Management
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Business Analysis
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Financial Analysis
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Financial Modeling
0%
National Average
$60,000
Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%