Entry-Level Programmer Analyst Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Programmer Analysts sits in the ballpark of $58K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Programmer Analysts, total cash compensation can vary between $41K and $80K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $5K, respectively. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Programmer Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Entry-Level Programmer Analysts who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$42,085 - $76,858
$42K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $57,700
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$16.01 - $41.27
$16
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $24.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,085 - $76,858  
   
Bonus
$99.87 - $8,045  
Profit Sharing
$146.81 - $5,190  
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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$41,340 - $79,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,285
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.01 - $41.27  
   
Overtime
$20.07 - $56.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$99.87 - $8,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$146.81 - $5,190  
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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$41,340 - $79,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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The Boeing Company, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), and Matrix Imaging Solutions are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Programmer Analysts. Entry-Level Programmer Analysts flock to University of Southern California (USC) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $74K lead the pack in compensation. Entry-Level Programmer Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc ($73K), Liberty Mutual Insurance Group ($68K), and The Boeing Company ($67K).

Employees at Wells Fargo & Co., Fidelity National Information Services (fnis), and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) can also expect below-average earnings of $48K, $53K, and $55K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,760

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

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Programmer Analysts, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 34 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Programmer Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Bentonville (+20 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Columbus. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Louisville (10 percent less) and Buffalo (8 percent less).

Programmer Analyst Advice

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

Programmer Analyst in Oklahoma City:
`"$Be confident. Network."`
Know who you are, represent yourself well. Study, learn, know your business. Respect others, always do the right thing (if the job's worth having they will respect that). Learn from your mistakes to avoid repeating them. Be prepared, be dynamic, never stop learning.

Key Stats for Programmer Analyst

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Programmer Analyst Salaries

▲6%

▲4%


▲1%

Oracle
▲1%

.NET
▼0%

National Average
$58,000

SQL
▼1%


C++ Programming Language
▼1%

C#
▼2%

ASP.NET Framework
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

▼4%


C++
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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