$59,154
Avg. Salary
$23.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,964

Bonus

$4,069

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $23.57 per hour.

The median Budget Analyst has a base pay of $59,154. Salaries generally range from $43k to $87k. The median bonus is $1,964. Skills that can affect salary include Budget Management, Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting, Accounting, Microsoft Office, Forecasting, Financial Modeling.
$17.12
10%
$23.57
50%
$35.35
90%
MEDIAN $23.57
$43k
10%
$59k
50%
$87k
90%
MEDIAN $59,154
$43,276 - $86,856
$43K
$59K
$87K
MEDIAN: $59,154
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$17.12 - $35.35
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$0$86K
Salary $43,276 - $86,856
Bonus $0.00 - $6,020
Profit Sharing $582 - $9,967
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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$41,616 - $86,595
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,340
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $17.12 - $35.35
Overtime $23.81 - $54.91
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,020
Profit Sharing $582 - $9,967
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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$41,616 - $86,595
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 179

Job Description for Budget Analyst

The budget analyst is responsible for providing assistance and analysis during the budget-development process. They look at the organization's past performance in terms of funds allocation to ensure current and future budgets have the most effective, efficient allocation of financial resources throughout the company.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Budget Analyst


Department of Veteran's Affairs offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $69K.

Common Career Paths for Budget Analyst


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Though it's uncommon, some Budget Analysts move into roles as Finance Directors, where pay is an average $105K per year. Career advancement for the typical Budget Analyst often leads to becoming a Senior Financial Analyst or a Budget Manager; median salaries in these positions are $19K higher and $15K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Budget Analyst


Budget Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Forecasting, Budgeting, Financial Analysis, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Modeling and Microsoft Excel. Most people skilled in Budget Management are similarly competent in Budgeting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Budget Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Budget Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Budget Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 445 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Budget Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 248 salaries. An experienced Budget Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 189 salaries. A Budget Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 80 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,384

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

With a pay rate for Budget Analysts that is 30 percent greater than the national average, Arlington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Budget Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+21 percent), Washington (+14 percent), Philadelphia (+13 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Baltimore is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Phoenix (10 percent lower) and Indianapolis (9 percent lower).

Budget Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Budget Analyst?

Budget Analyst in McLean:
Pros: Phenomenal building. Close to the malls. Metro.
Cons: Traffic. Tolls are expensive.

Budget Analyst in Richmond:
"Other duties as assigned."
Every offer should be in writing.

Budget Analyst in Aiken:
Negotiate salary if you are highly skilled.

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Key Stats for Budget Analyst

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 234 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Budget Analyst Salaries

▲18%

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
$58,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Budget Analyst Salaries

Forecasting
▲4%


▼0%

National Average
$58,000


Data Analysis
▼3%

▼3%




Financial Modeling
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 234 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%