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

A relatively inexperienced group of workers, nearly four in five of Entry-Level IT Analysts report fewer than five years of experience; the average pay for this group is around $59,517 annually. The specific employer and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A solid majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level IT Analysts. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale 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 (?
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 - $8,068  
   
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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Accenture, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Hewlett-Packard Company, Wipro Technologies Ltd., and Citigroup, Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level IT Analysts. Citigroup, Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area—the median in that office is $76,045—but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $42K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $90K. Entry-Level IT Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks at General Motors Corporation ($69,435), Accenture ($66,140), and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) ($62,374).
Hewlett-Packard Company doles out the lowest salaries in town—median pay is $52,236—not to mention workers can only make as much as $77K and scope of pay is rather limited. 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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With a pay rate for Entry-Level IT Analysts that is 17 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Also paying near the top of the field are San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Boston, where Entry-Level IT Analysts annually earn 14 percent, 9 percent, 6 percent, and 5 percent more than the national average. The smallest paychecks in the market, 3 percent south of the national average, can be found in Austin.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salaries

Data Analysis
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Project Management
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Oracle
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Access
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Gender

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female alumni
 
Male
62%
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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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