Entry-Level Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Business Analysts come in at around $55K annually on average. In the world of Entry-Level Business Analysts, overall income ranges from $39K near the bottom to $79K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 62 percent of Entry-Level Business Analysts are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Business Analysts. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,029 - $74,853
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,713
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$13.90 - $38.87
(Median)
$14
$22
$39
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,029 - $74,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,617  
Profit Sharing
$101.90 - $7,487  
Commission
$1,000 - $5,057  
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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$39,455 - $78,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,504
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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.90 - $38.87  
   
Overtime
$18.53 - $46.98  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,617  
   
Commission
$1,000 - $5,057  
Profit Sharing
$101.90 - $7,487  
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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$39,455 - $78,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 546
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Known for taking on a considerable number of Entry-Level Business Analysts, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Accenture, The Boeing Company, Target Corporation, and The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Although the highest salaries can be found at Amazon.com Inc where median pay is $83K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $60K and $104K. Other big spenders include Capital One Financial Corp, Cisco Systems Inc, and Accenture, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Business Analysts see paychecks nearing $74K, $71K, or $71K.

Cerner Corporation pays significantly less than other places with a median salary of $44K, about half the top paying employer's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include CGI Group Inc. at $47K, and Humana, Inc. where $50K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Business Analysts there earn up to $83K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Business Analysts, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Boston (+11 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Pittsburgh is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Minneapolis (3 percent less) and Austin (2 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salaries

SQL
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Business Analysis
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Financial Analysis
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Business Intelligence
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Data Modeling
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Process Improvement
0%

National Average
$56,000

Data Analysis
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Powerpoint
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 759 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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