Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary

Entry-Level IT Business Analysts take home an average $60K annually. Cash earnings for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts — which occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $43K to approximately $84K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Entry-Level IT Business Analysts who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 63 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$43,784 - $79,800

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$16.29 - $46.46

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,784 - $79,800  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,208  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $5,117  
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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$43,122 - $83,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.29 - $46.46  
   
Overtime
$21.40 - $51.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,208  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $5,117  
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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$43,122 - $83,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 494
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT


Accenture, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Wipro Technologies Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Company, and CGI Group Inc. are all popular places to work. Salary cannot be beat at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), where median pay comes to $79K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $66K, and the higher end is not far away at $104K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Citigroup, Inc., Wipro Technologies Ltd., and General Motors Corporation, top-paying firms where Entry-Level IT Business Analysts rake in a $76K, $73K, or $68K, respectively.

Known for its small paychecks, CGI Group Inc. actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $44K — 78 percent less than the top paying company. Citibank, Hewlett-Packard Company, and CGI Federal also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $52K, $55K, and $58K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Entry-Level IT Business Analysts in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Entry-Level IT Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Seattle (+9 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). Austin is the lowest-paying area, 5 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Phoenix (3 percent lower) and St. Louis (2 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salaries


Business Analysis
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Data Analysis
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Project Management
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SQL
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National Average
$61,000

Oracle
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Access
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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 780 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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