Entry-Level Business Analyst, IT Salary

Pay for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts sits in the ballpark of $62K per year. Total incomes of Entry-Level IT Business Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $45K and $86K. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. There are more male Entry-Level IT Business Analysts than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 62 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$45,930 - $81,415
$46K
$62K
$81K
MEDIAN: $61,816
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$16.32 - $45.49
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$27
$45
MEDIAN: $27.35
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$0$85K
Salary $45,930 - $81,415
Bonus $325.00 - $9,155
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,238
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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$44,915 - $85,023
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,452
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $16.32 - $45.49
Overtime $20.49 - $53.81
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $325.00 - $9,155
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,238
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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$44,915 - $85,023
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 444

Business Analyst, IT Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Business Analyst, IT


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Entry-Level IT Business Analysts include Wipro Technologies Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Company, CGI Group Inc., CGI Federal, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). Those at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $86K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Citigroup, Inc., Wipro Technologies Ltd., and Cisco Systems Inc, where Entry-Level IT Business Analysts typically earn around $76K, $73K, or $70K, respectively.

Earnings fall especially short at CGI Group Inc., where the median salary of $46K is the lowest in the field, just about half of the top paying company's median. Employees at EY (Ernst & Young), Citibank, and Syntel, Inc. can also expect below-average earnings of $46K, $52K, and $57K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,765

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level IT Business Analysts, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level IT Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Philadelphia (+10 percent), Boston (+8 percent), and Washington (+7 percent). Atlanta is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 5 percent. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Denver and 2 percent less in Minneapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Business Analyst, IT Advice

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

Business Analyst, IT in Bethesda:
"Move up before AGE 50, advancement stops dead cold at 50Y."
Chase jobs if you are not moving up.

Business Analyst, IT in Durham:
"Be Happy with Ambiguity & Leading from "Behind-the-Scenes""
People leverage a BA to help make things make sense. It's still a very new role to many companies and firms and parts of it are very meta. Often while you are eliciting, defining, and documenting requirements and processes, you will be simultaneously demonstrating the process for doing so and standardizing it. Developers, Project Managers, Tech Leads, UX & Design and Business stakeholders are not always going to know where in the Venn diagram your contributions end that their's begin and vice versa. Job postings will often ask to be a project manager, a coder, a designer, a financial analyst, a "savior" of all things project and business related and you will have figure out (much like practicing analysis on the job) "is what they say they want, what they really need?" It's a rewarding job if you like solving problems, helping others, and serving something larger than yourself, but it's a "behind-the-scenes" gig so the ability to be happy with your invisible leadership is paramount.

Business Analyst, IT in San Diego:
"Thnink ahead and always keeping an eye trending technoligies."
Flexibility and adaptability to fast and ever changing environment.

Key Stats for Business Analyst, IT

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 589 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Business Analyst, IT Salaries






Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$63,000

SQL
▼1%







C++
▼4%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 589 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 12%