Entry-Level Business Analysts take home approximately $57K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Business Analysts approaches anywhere from $41K on the lower end to $79K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Entry-Level Business Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,593 - $75,796
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$57K
$76K
MEDIAN: $56,709
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$15.09 - $34.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,593 - $75,796  
   
Bonus
$514 - $9,218  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,918  
Commission
$5,087  
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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$40,701 - $78,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,081
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $34.86  
   
Overtime
$20.50 - $50.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$514 - $9,218  
   
Commission
$5,087  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $5,918  
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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$40,701 - $78,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 361

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Many Entry-Level Business Analysts can be found at The Boeing Company, Target Corporation, Deloitte Consulting LLP, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), and Amazon.com Inc, firms that are at the top of the field. Pay for Entry-Level Business Analysts is best at Amazon.com Inc, which offers a median salary of $76K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $60K to $104K. Also paying near the top of the field are Capital One Financial Corp at $74K, Accenture at $71K, and McKinsey & Company, Inc., where Entry-Level Business Analysts annually earn $70K.

Though lagging the field in terms of compensation — Hewlett-Packard Company offers the lowest median salary at $46K — pay within the company still varies considerably between $36K and $64K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include CGI Group Inc. at $47K, and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) where $54K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Business Analysts there earn up to $105K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,473

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Business Analysts in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+15 percent), Boston (+12 percent), Houston (+10 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Pittsburgh, 6 percent below the national average. On the whole, employers pay 4 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Denver and Austin.

Key Stats for Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 371 votes.
073
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 371 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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