Business Analyst, IT Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Business Analyst, IT is $64,888 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Business Analyst, IT Salary (?
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$44,927 - $92,076
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MEDIAN: $64,888
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Business Analyst, IT Salary (?
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$17.41 - $60.40
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,927 - $92,076  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,010  
Profit Sharing
$486.53 - $6,033  
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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$44,640 - $99,639  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,252
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.41 - $60.40  
   
Overtime
$19.92 - $59.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,010  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$486.53 - $6,033  
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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$44,640 - $99,639  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 958
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Job Description for Business Analyst, IT

An IT Business Analyst's job is to create project plans for information technology development and testing. Their goal is to identify how information technology can help satisfy business and customer requirements. IT business analysts are responsible to overseeing and contributing to all aspects of IT projects within an organization, including identifying, communicating and managing any risks associated with projects. It is the IT business analyst's job to translate requirements into new information technology project specifications. IT business analysts work in a variety of industries. In fact, the scope of industry opportunities for these types of analysts is virtually unlimited. Any business which uses or has the potential to use computer technologies could us an IT business analyst- either for internal business purposes, or to help satisfy customer needs. Work settings are typical office settings and co-workers include leaders and consultant from different departments, programmers and other analysts. Companies who hire IT business analysts are typically looking for those who have completed a four year degree in computer science, engineering, management information systems, or something very similar. A typical day may include brainstorming both within and outside the IT department in order to test different ideas, testing prototype software implementations, consulting with different departments, and developing new systems. A typical work week for an IT business analyst is 40 hours per week, but could be more depending on what is being worked upon and what deadlines must be met.
Business Analyst, IT Tasks
  • Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects.
  • Identify business or customer requirements and information technology alternatives.
  • Create project plans for information technology development and testing.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.

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What is it like working as a Business Analyst, IT?
Business Analyst, IT in Auburn Hills:
"Team Work And Diverse Projects."
Pros: I get to help people solve problems they have with our software everyday and work with developers to make it better.
Cons: Stressful timeline that is hard to predict.
Business Analyst, IT in Lubbock:
Pros: I most enjoy the changes that each day brings. Nothing stays the same in the healthcare industry, and you have to stay focused every day.
Cons: I least like the lack of accountability that people want to take. It is very difficult to get certain tasks and projects completed when people do not want to take responsibility for them.
Business Analyst, IT in Hartford:
"Bridging Together The People And Technology To Drive Solutions."
Pros: Being able to work with people; understanding the system and gaining a holistic view of everything going on; using my creative mindset, I am able to come up with solutions.
Cons: Dependencies on other people mean that when you can meet deadlines is sometimes out of your control; there is frequent change because the customer does not always know what they want.

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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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