Entry-Level Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salary

Entry-Level Business Analysts can expect to earn an average of $55K annually. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Business Analysts runs from $40K to $79K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $8K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. There are more male Entry-Level Business Analysts than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 62 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,447 - $75,383
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,499
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$14.48 - $39.02
(Median)
$14
$22
$39
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,447 - $75,383  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,711  
Profit Sharing
$102.37 - $7,654  
Commission
$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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$39,972 - $79,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5,103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.48 - $39.02  
   
Overtime
$19.07 - $48.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,711  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$102.37 - $7,654  
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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$39,972 - $79,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 584
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Known for taking on a considerable number of Entry-Level Business Analysts, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Target Corporation, Accenture, The Boeing Company, and Deloitte Consulting LLP are leading firms in the industry. Although salaries only range from $60K to just $104K, Amazon.com Inc still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $81K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Capital One Financial Corp, Accenture, and Cisco Systems Inc, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Business Analysts rake in a respectable $74K, $71K, or $70K, respectively.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $41K to just $50K — but Cerner Corporation offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $44K. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Hewlett-Packard Company ($47K), CGI Group Inc. ($47K), and Humana, Inc. ($48K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,512

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For Entry-Level Business Analysts, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), Boston (+10 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). Pittsburgh ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average. Employers in Denver and Minneapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salaries

SQL
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Requirements Analysis
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Business Analysis
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Data Modeling
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Business Intelligence
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Presentation
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Financial Analysis
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Process Improvement
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National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Powerpoint
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 752 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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