Entry-Level Business Systems Analyst Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts come in at around $61K per year on average. In the world of Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts, total cash compensation can vary between $46K and $84K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $8K, respectively. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 62 percent of Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts are male. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$46,097 - $80,984
$46K
$61K
$81K
MEDIAN: $61,175
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$19.18 - $47.44
$19
$27
$47
MEDIAN: $27.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$46,097 - $80,984  
   
Bonus
$513 - $7,198  
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $7,783  
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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$45,935 - $83,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,493
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.18 - $47.44  
   
Overtime
$21.07 - $53.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$513 - $7,198  
   
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $7,783  
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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$45,935 - $83,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157

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Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts flock to Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Epsilon, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, and Fiserv Inc, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Accenture leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $79K. Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group ($75K), Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($72K), and Starbucks Corporation ($70K).

Also approaching the lower end are Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. at $52K, American Express Co. (AMEX) at $53K, and Fiserv Inc at $54K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,191

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 38 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+24 percent), New York (+19 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). Compared to the national average, Memphis Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts have considerably lower salaries, 30 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Minneapolis (10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Business Systems Analyst Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Business Systems Analyst in Orlando:
"Loyalty does not pay in the IT Industry."
When you are loyal to a company in the IT industry you end up being underpaid. It is best to move around every few years to keep your salary up to where it should be.

Business Systems Analyst in Salt Lake City:
"Envision Processes."
Practice envisioning business processes and procedures and how they can be more efficient. As you help others look at what they are doing, you will be better able to help them first define the processes they have and then where they can improve. This will also help root out requirements for systems, as well as other organizational factors that affect the business.

Business Systems Analyst in St. Petersburg:
"Go for challenges."
Learn as much languages as you can, attention to detail, be a good listener, be very organized, manage time accordingly, be proactive, be a good problem solver.

Business Systems Analyst in Evanston:
Ask lots of questions, keep learning. Don't let roadblocks prevent you from moving forward; if you get stuck, get a fresh perspective by stepping back, possibly to both review what you know and to give your mind a chance to reset. Talk to others and ask more questions. Insight from others around you who've either been in your shoes or are trusted colleagues who can be a sounding board can really help in moments like those.

Key Stats for Business Systems Analyst

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Business Systems Analyst Salaries

Oracle
▲7%






SQL
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

HTML
▼1%





Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▼4%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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