Entry-Level Business Systems Analyst Salary

The average Entry-Level Business Systems Analyst earns approximately $62K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts ranges from $47K on the lower end to $84K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $7K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Male Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (62 percent) are men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$46,566 - $81,500
$47K
$62K
$82K
MEDIAN: $61,616
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50%
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$19.36 - $46.42
$19
$27
$46
MEDIAN: $27.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$46,566 - $81,500  
   
Bonus
$582 - $7,192  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $7,243  
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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$46,543 - $84,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,619
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.36 - $46.42  
   
Overtime
$20.79 - $53.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$582 - $7,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $7,243  
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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$46,543 - $84,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 178

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Many Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts can be found at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Epsilon, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, and Fiserv Inc, firms that are at the top of the field. Those at Accenture can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $79K. Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts will also find cushy salaries at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group (+$75K), Booz, Allen, and Hamilton (+$72K), and Starbucks Corporation (+$70K).

Employees at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., American Express Co. (AMEX), and Fiserv Inc can also expect below-average earnings of $52K, $53K, and $54K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,590

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

For Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Business Systems Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+23 percent), New York (+18 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and Chicago (+11 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. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Houston (10 percent less) and Minneapolis (7 percent less).

Business Systems Analyst Advice

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

Business Systems Analyst in Oklahoma City:
"Management Styles Can Make or Break a Team."
As an analyst you should always consider the type of management you are working with. Management style will determine the outcome of your projects, the way your meetings are conducted, the work environment in the office, how well your performance is perceived and so much more. If you find yourself working with a management team that is not particularly agreeable to change or does not welcome outside input, there will be additional challenges you must be willing to overcome. Be prepared to evaluate your new team as quickly as they are evaluating you to ensure that you are in the most beneficial position for all parties.

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 278 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Business Systems Analyst Salaries

Oracle
▲6%






National Average
$63,000

SQL
▼1%



HTML
▼2%



Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▼4%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 278 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%
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