Entry-Level Business Systems Analyst Salary (United States)

A relatively young group of workers, more than three-quarters of Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts report fewer than five years on the job; the group as a whole earns roughly $58,705 annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing—peaking near $7,813 and $5,872, respectively—total cash payment can bottom out near $40,590 or peak near $76,369. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. Most Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Business Systems Analyst Salary (?
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$40,590 - $76,369
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MEDIAN: $57,251
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Entry-Level Business Systems Analyst Salary (?
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$15.06 - $43.22
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,590 - $76,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,813  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,872  
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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$40,349 - $80,414  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,887
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $43.22  
   
Overtime
$15.07 - $53.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,813  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,872  
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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$40,349 - $80,414  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Business Systems Analyst

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Epsilon, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Caci International Inc, and American Express Co. (AMEX) are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts. Employees at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $63,591 is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, starting at $51K and nearing the top at only $82K.
With a reported median salary of only $53,265, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. takes the cake for lowest-paying firm in town. Given the fact that some workers here earn up to $70,645, the disparity in salary is crystal clear. American Express Co. (AMEX) is yet another employer known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Houston
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Seattle
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Atlanta
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National Average
$59,000
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Minneapolis
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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts, 33 percent higher than the national average. New York, Washington, San Diego, and Boston also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 19 percent, 14 percent, 12 percent, and 11 percent more, respectively. The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Philadelphia. Employers pay around -6 percent in Tampa and -5 percent in Minneapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Systems Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Visio
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Project Management
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Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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National Average
$59,000
Oracle
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HTML
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Access
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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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