A Planning Analyst earns an average salary of $58,824 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$42,014 - $78,277
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$42K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,823
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$12.72 - $36.87
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$13
$21
$37
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,014 - $78,277  
   
Bonus
$325.00 - $8,195  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,920  
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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$40,201 - $80,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $36.87  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $44.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$325.00 - $8,195  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,920  
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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$40,201 - $80,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Planning Analyst

Planning analysts examine marketing trends, sales performance, efficiency, and many other metrics to create plans to improve company performance. These plans may include the implementation of new procedures, technology acquisition, marketing strategies, and changes to the manufacturing processes. The specific day-to-day tasks performed by planning analysts are often unique to the industry in which the planning analyst works. Planning analysts work for a wide variety of organizations, including private companies, medical organizations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Some planning analysts work as independent contractors for multiple clients. The planning analyst typically works in an office environment during regular business hours, although overtime may be required depending on the needs of their employer. They may report to planning supervisors or may perform that role themselves.

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Planning Analyst Tasks

  • Work with IT department to develop/maintain disaster recovery plans for critical systems and applications.
  • Plan and coordinate business continuity technical and user testing.
  • Develop, produce, and update disaster recovery materials and emergency response documentation and procedures.
  • Maintain the corporate business continuity program that addresses disaster recovery and business continuity.
  • Analyze and report on implications of regulatory requirements and industry guidance on BCP/DR programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Planning Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,398

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Experience Affects Planning Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Planning Analyst Salaries


Strategic Planning
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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