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Business Analyst/Programmer Salary

Business Analyst Programmers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $64K per year. Men account for the majority of Business Analyst Programmers who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$44,846 - $87,992
(Median)
$45K
$64K
$88K
MEDIAN: $64,009
10%
50%
90%

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$15.58 - $38.67
(Median)
$16
$27
$39
MEDIAN: $26.00
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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
$44,846 - $87,992  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,909  
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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$44,628 - $94,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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
$15.58 - $38.67  
   
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 - $11,909  
   
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).
)
$44,628 - $94,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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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At the upper end, Business Analyst Programmers who move into an Information Technology Project Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Information Technology Project Managers is a much higher $86K per year. 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 substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Project Management, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and SAS. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know SQL.

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Experience Affects Business Analyst/Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Business Analyst/Programmer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 18%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

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 40 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%
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