Entry-Level Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Business Analysts is around $55K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Business Analysts, total cash compensation can vary between $40K and $79K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $8K, respectively. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male Entry-Level Business Analysts are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 62 percent of professionals. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$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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J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Target Corporation, Accenture, The Boeing Company, and Deloitte Consulting LLP are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Business Analysts. With a median salary of $81K, Amazon.com Inc offers Entry-Level Business Analysts the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $60K and are capped at $104K. Capital One Financial Corp, Accenture, and Cisco Systems Inc also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Business Analysts. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $74K, $71K, and $70K, respectively.

Known for its small paychecks, Cerner Corporation actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $44K — about half the top paying employer's rate. Workers at Hewlett-Packard Company, CGI Group Inc., and Humana, Inc. also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $47K, $47K, and $48K respectively.

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). With compensation 6 percent below the national average, Pittsburgh is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Denver and Minneapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 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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