Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary (United States)

More than three-quarters of Entry-Level IT Analysts report less than five years' experience, making for a field full of relatively fresh workers who earn around $59,517 per year on average. Overall cash allowance—including $8,068 bonuses and $5,000 profit sharing proceeds—ranges between $41,761 and $78,024. The company and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn vision coverage. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Entry-Level IT Analysts who claim high levels of job satisfaction. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary (?
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$41,761 - $78,024
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MEDIAN: $58,548
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Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary (?
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$15.05 - $45.87
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,761 - $78,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,068  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $5,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,139  
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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$41,097 - $82,453  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $45.87  
   
Overtime
$20.58 - $48.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,068  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,139  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $5,000  
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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$41,097 - $82,453  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 480
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Entry-Level IT Analysts flock to Accenture, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Hewlett-Packard Company, Wipro Technologies Ltd., and Citigroup, Inc., highly-regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. For Entry-Level IT Analysts, comfortable salaries can be found at Citigroup, Inc.; in fact, typical earnings are around $76,045, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($42K versus $90K) is great. Those in search of high salaries should also consider General Motors Corporation, Accenture, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), top-paying firms where Entry-Level IT Analysts rake in a $69,435, $66,140, or $62,374, respectively.
Employees at Hewlett-Packard Company take home the smallest paychecks, and $52,236 is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $45K and quickly nearing the top at only $77K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include CGI Group Inc. at $55,459, and Wipro Technologies Ltd. where $59,187 is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level IT Analysts there earn up to $81K.

Pay Difference By Location

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level IT Analysts in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 17 percent above the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Boston, where Entry-Level IT Analysts typically earn around 14 percent, 9 percent, 6 percent, and 5 percent more than usual. Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 3 percent below the national average.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salaries

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Gender

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Male
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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