Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts come in at around $60K annually on average. In the world of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts, total cash compensation can vary between $43K and $84K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $5K, respectively. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level IT Business Analysts. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Entry-Level IT Business Analysts are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 63 percent of professionals. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,707 - $79,730
(Median)
$44K
$60K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,541
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$16.02 - $46.20
(Median)
$16
$27
$46
MEDIAN: $26.00
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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
$43,707 - $79,730  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,199  
Profit Sharing
$204.67 - $5,122  
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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$43,000 - $83,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,370
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.02 - $46.20  
   
Overtime
$21.02 - $51.76  
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 - $8,199  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$204.67 - $5,122  
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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$43,000 - $83,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 491
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Entry-Level IT Business Analysts include Accenture, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), CGI Group Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, and Wipro Technologies Ltd. Although Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) offers the highest salaries (median pay is $79K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $66K to $104K. Also paying near the top of the field are Citigroup, Inc. at $76K, General Motors Corporation at $69K, and Wipro Technologies Ltd., where Entry-Level IT Business Analysts annually earn $69K.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $42K to just $60K — but CGI Group Inc. offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $44K. Employees at Citibank, Hewlett-Packard Company, and CGI Federal can also expect below-average earnings of $52K, $54K, and $58K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level IT Business Analysts, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 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), Houston (+9 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 7 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (2 percent lower) and St. Louis (1 percent lower).

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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
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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 790 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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