Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) Salary

The average Junior Business Analyst in the United States earns approximately $49K per year. In the world of Junior Business Analysts, overall income ranges from $36K near the bottom to $66K at the top; this can include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $9K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Junior Business Analysts. Men make up a slight majority of Junior Business Analysts (51 percent) who responded to the survey. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,074 - $64,151
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$64K
MEDIAN: $49,086
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50%
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$13.57 - $30.23
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$37,074 - $64,151  
   
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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$35,889 - $65,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 830
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $30.23  
   
Overtime
$18.05 - $42.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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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$35,889 - $65,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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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. Career advancement for the typical Junior Business Analyst often leads to becoming an IT Business Analyst or a Business Analyst; median salaries in these positions are $17K higher and $9K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Junior Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Powerpoint, Project Management, and Requirements Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 8 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Those listing Research Analysis and Microsoft SQL Server as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Business Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,083

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

For Junior Business Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Junior Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+10 percent), Washington (+9 percent), New York (+8 percent), and Houston (+6 percent). Junior Business Analysts in Tampa take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 20 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Minneapolis and Atlanta (6 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

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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

Powerpoint
up arrow 23%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Business Analysis
up arrow 4%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

Research Analysis
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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