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Entry-Level Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salary

An average Entry-Level Business Analyst can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Business Analysts, overall income ranges from $39K near the bottom to $77K at the top; this can include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Business Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Entry-Level Business Analysts who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 61 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$39,177 - $72,896
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MEDIAN: $53,540
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$13.62 - $38.67
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,177 - $72,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,967  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $6,836  
Commission
$4,839 - $6,104  
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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$38,754 - $76,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,902
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
$13.62 - $38.67  
   
Overtime
$17.86 - $45.16  
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 - $8,967  
   
Commission
$4,839 - $6,104  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $6,836  
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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$38,754 - $76,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 471
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)


Accenture, Target Corporation, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), The Boeing Company, and Cerner Corporation are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Business Analysts. Pay for Entry-Level Business Analysts is best at Amazon.com Inc, which offers a median salary of $81K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $59K to $102K. Entry-Level Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks at Capital One Financial Corp ($72K), McKinsey & Company, Inc. ($71K), and Cisco Systems Inc ($70K).

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Humana, Inc., where the median salary is a mere $43K, about half the top paying employer's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Cerner Corporation at $44K, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where $51K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Business Analysts there earn up to $75K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 25 percent, Entry-Level Business Analysts in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Boston (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), and Washington (+12 percent). In Pittsburgh, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Minneapolis (3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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



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

National Average
$54,000

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 867 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%