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Business Analyst/Programmer Salary

Median pay for Business Analyst Programmers in the United States is around $64K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. More than half of Business Analyst Programmers (60 percent) survey respondents are men. Most Business Analyst Programmers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,774 - $88,018
(Median)
$45K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,935
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90%

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$15.46 - $38.84
(Median)
$15
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,774 - $88,018  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,920  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $2,035  
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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$44,436 - $94,645  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $38.84  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $55.78  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,920  
   
Profit Sharing
$976 - $2,035  
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).
)
$44,436 - $94,645  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Business Analyst/Programmer

Business analysts/programmers create, improve, and evaluate software and applications at a company. They may create software for general customers or simply have a role in maintaining a company’s IT processes, and may also conduct research to determine what types of products are in high demand and what improvements can be made to help the business run smoothly.

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Business Analyst/Programmer Tasks

  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.

Common Career Paths for Business Analyst/Programmer


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For Business Analyst Programmers, progressing to an Information Technology Project Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Information Technology Project Manager can earn $86K annually. With an annual salary of $84K, Senior Business Analyst is the most common role for Business Analyst Programmers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Computer Systems Business Analyst role — which usually pays $59K — is also typical for Business Analyst Programmers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Business Analyst/Programmer


Survey results imply that Business Analyst Programmers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Project Management, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and SAS. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know SQL.

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Experience Affects Business Analyst/Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Business Analyst/Programmer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 18%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%

National Average
$65,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 4%

SAS
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%
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