Average Budget Analyst Salary

$60,941
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,983
Bonus
$3,052
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The average salary for a Budget Analyst is $60,941.
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$44k
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$61k
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$90k
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What Do Budget Analysts Do?

Job Satisfaction for Budget Analyst

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The top respondents for the job title Budget Analyst are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Hampton Roads Transit and U.S. Air Force (USAF). Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $76,650. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include City of Virginia Beach Public Schools and U.S. Army, earning around $74,952 and $71,226, respectively. Allegheny County Housing Authority pays the lowest at around $45,100. Hampton Roads Transit and U.S. Air Force (USAF) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,269 and $62,981, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Budget Analysts?

Skills in Budgeting, Budget Management and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Budget Analysts?

An entry-level Budget Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,238 based on 63 salaries. An early career Budget Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,018 based on 546 salaries. A mid-career Budget Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,754 based on 293 salaries. An experienced Budget Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,277 based on 282 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,567.
Employees with Budget Analyst in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 25.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (7.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,346 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.7%
Early Career
40.6%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
12.0%