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Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salary

The average Junior Business Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $49K annually. With some bonuses approaching $6K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $9K, overall incomes of Junior Business Analysts spread between $36K and $66K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women Junior Business Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,346 - $64,379
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$64K
MEDIAN: $48,925
10%
50%
90%

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$13.88 - $30.12
(Median)
$14
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,346 - $64,379  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $9,123  
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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$35,769 - $65,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 637
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.88 - $30.12  
   
Overtime
$21.11 - $40.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $9,123  
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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$35,769 - $65,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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Job Description for Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)

A junior business analyst is responsible for attending client meetings, recording important details, collecting all relevant client data, and filling out reports necessary for database tracking. They must be capable of managing their own work and delivering assignments on deadline, as well as maintaining regular reports that can be used in investor relations. Junior business analysts typically work with marketing, quality assurance, and development staff, as well as executive leadership. They conduct and maintain research on clients and vendors. Junior business analysts normally work during regular business hours and report to the senior business analyst.

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Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Tasks

  • Prepare, facilitate, document and participate in client meetings/workshops.
  • Coordinate, prepare, and manage project documents and deliverables for the project manager.
  • Analyze current state of business, identify gaps and deficiencies, and develop recommendations for improvement.
  • Develop and evaluate company procedures, controls, guidelines to maximize efficiency and ensure that business operates at full functionality.

Common Career Paths for Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)


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Junior Business Analysts might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Senior Business Analyst, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $84K per year. A common career progression for a Junior Business Analyst is to become a Business Analyst or an IT Business Analyst. Compared to Junior Business Analysts, the first group earns $8K more on average, and the second group earns $17K more.

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Popular Skills for Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)


Survey results suggest that Junior Business Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Business Analysis, Requirements Analysis, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 7 percent. For most people, competency in Business Analysis indicates knowledge of Data Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Junior Business Analysts, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. Junior Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+9 percent), Dallas (+8 percent), New York (+7 percent), and Washington (+7 percent). Minneapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salaries



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Business Analysis
up arrow 4%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%
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