Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salary

The average Junior Business Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $49K per year. Overall cash earnings for Junior Business Analysts stretch from $36K on the lower end to $66K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $6K from bonuses and $9K from profit sharing. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men working as Junior Business Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. For the most part, Junior Business Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,735 - $64,090
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$64K
MEDIAN: $48,921
10%
50%
90%

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$13.57 - $30.10
(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
$36,735 - $64,090  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,013  
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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$35,936 - $65,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 706
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $30.10  
   
Overtime
$20.66 - $40.70  
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 - $6,013  
   
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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$35,936 - $65,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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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Many Junior Business Analysts move into a Senior Business Analyst role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $84K per year. Typical career progression for a Junior Business Analyst involves becoming a Business Analyst or an IT Business Analyst, roles that pay $9K more and $17K more on average.

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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 Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 7 percent. Research Analysis, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Most people skilled in Business Analysis are similarly competent in Data Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location


Junior Business Analysts will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Junior Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+9 percent), Austin (+7 percent), Washington (+7 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). In Minneapolis, salaries are 8 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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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 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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