Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) with Business Analysis Skills Salary

Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills take home an average $60K annually. Final cash compensation to Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills varies from around $43K to approximately $88K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $8K, respectively. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by tenure and geographic location. Most Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$43,966 - $84,393
(Median)
$44K
$60K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,654
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$16.25 - $42.47
(Median)
$16
$25
$42
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,966 - $84,393  
   
Bonus
$520 - $9,939  
Profit Sharing
$487.67 - $7,946  
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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$42,927 - $88,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,042
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.25 - $42.47  
   
Overtime
$20.58 - $55.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$520 - $9,939  
   
Commission
$5,087  
Profit Sharing
$487.67 - $7,946  
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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$42,927 - $88,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills fill the offices of leading firms J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Accenture, Cisco Systems Inc, Amazon.com Inc, and Hewlett-Packard Company. Although Amazon.com Inc leads the field in pay with a median salary of $87K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $69K on the low end all the way up to $141K at the top. Soaring salaries can also be found at The Boeing Company, State Street Corporation, and Capital One Financial Corp, where earnings of $77K, $73K, or $73K are standard for Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills.

The lowest pay by far can be found at Hewlett-Packard Company — this employer offers a median salary of $47K, about half the top paying employer's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Cerner Corporation at $48K, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where $55K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills there earn up to $84K.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $59K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $68K. Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills see a median salary of $74K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Business Analyst with more than 20 years of experience can earn $80K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,912

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills that is 17 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Business Analysts with Business Analysis skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+14 percent), Boston (+14 percent), New York (+14 percent), and Houston (+13 percent). Pittsburgh is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Atlanta (8 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 297 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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