Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts is around $59K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level IT Business Analysts approaches anywhere from $43K on the lower end to $84K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts (63 percent) survey respondents are male. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,630 - $79,625
(Median)
$44K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,484
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$16.02 - $46.20
(Median)
$16
$27
$46
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,630 - $79,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,156  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $5,128  
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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$42,931 - $83,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,378
National Hourly Rate 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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.02 - $46.20  
   
Overtime
$21.96 - $51.90  
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 - $8,156  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $5,128  
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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$42,931 - $83,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 491
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT


Entry-Level IT Business Analysts fill the offices of leading firms Accenture, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), CGI Group Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, and Wipro Technologies Ltd. Although salaries only range from $66K to just $104K, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $82K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Citigroup, Inc., General Motors Corporation, and Accenture, top-paying firms where Entry-Level IT Business Analysts rake in a $76K, $69K, or $67K, respectively.

CGI Group Inc. offers the lowest pay in the industry by far, with a median salary about half the top paying employer's rate ($45K). Also approaching the lower end are Citibank at $52K, Hewlett-Packard Company at $54K, and CGI Federal at $58K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts that is 22 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level IT Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Houston (+9 percent), and Seattle (+7 percent). In Austin, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salaries



Data Analysis
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Project Management
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SQL
0%

National Average
$61,000

Oracle
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Access
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Microsoft SQL Server
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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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 808 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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