Business Analyst/Programmer Salary

Business Analyst Programmers in the United States pull down an average of $64K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Business Analyst Programmers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 62 percent. Job satisfaction for Business Analyst Programmers is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance.

$45,296 - $89,499

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$16.28 - $37.18

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,296 - $89,499  
   
Bonus
$66.08 - $11,868  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $2,275  
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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$44,833 - $95,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.28 - $37.18  
   
Overtime
$28.96 - $56.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$66.08 - $11,868  
   
Profit Sharing
$989 - $2,275  
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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$44,833 - $95,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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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Business Analyst Programmers sometimes assume positions such as Information Technology Project Managers. That role pays $86K per year on average. The most common promotion for Business Analyst Programmers is Senior Business Analyst, a position that typically pays $84K annually. Another standard transition for Business Analyst Programmers seeking advancement is to assume a Computer Systems Business Analyst role, where pay is often $59K.

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Popular Skills for Business Analyst/Programmer


Survey results imply that Business Analyst Programmers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Project Management, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft SQL Server are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and SAS. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Analyst/Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Business Analyst Programmers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $57K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $68K. Business Analyst Programmers see a median salary of $76K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Business Analyst Programmers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $85K.

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Experience Affects Business Analyst/Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 16%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Business Analyst/Programmer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 17%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 5%

SAS
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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