$71,257
Avg. Salary
$39.90
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,862

Bonus

$2,877

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Business Systems Analyst with Requirements Analysis skills is $39.90 per hour.

The median Business Systems Analyst has a base pay of $71,257. Salaries generally range from $51k to $99k. The median bonus is $3,862. Skills that can affect salary include Requirements Analysis.
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MEDIAN $39.90
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MEDIAN $71,257
$51,428 - $98,695
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$0$106K
Salary $51,428 - $98,695
Bonus $708 - $10,061
Profit Sharing $152 - $10,857
Total Pay (?
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$51,891 - $106,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,651
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $22.54 - $65.70
Overtime $22.69 - $75.09
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $708 - $10,061
Profit Sharing $152 - $10,857
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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$51,891 - $106,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 184

Job Description for Business Systems Analyst

Business systems analysts are responsible for the analysis, adjustment and restructuring of different aspects of a business. It is a business systems analyst's responsibility to ensure that a business’s structure is meeting top output efficiency. Business system analysts work closely with individuals at all levels of employment to see what is and isn't working in the most efficient manner possible. They are responsible for interacting with and addressing employees at all levels in a professional manner while providing constructive criticism that is conducive to the restructuring of current systems. Travel may be required in order to gain a more intimate understanding of current methods of conducting business. Business systems analysts are responsible for identifying and addressing current and future business needs within the realms of currently accessible resources. They are responsible for advising on the allocation of resources in such a way that minimizes waste and maximizes efficient use and profitability. Most work for business systems analysts is done off site and requires little to no physical activity beyond walking, standing, driving and talking. Their positions are ongoing requiring multiple follow ups on completed work and flexible availability for future consultation. Business systems analysts must have a functional understanding of software systems and at least fundamental understanding of software coding. They must be completely proficient in Microsoft Office and have interpersonal communication skills. Business system analysts must be prepared to address any concerns that arise during any restructuring of existing systems and adequately explain advantages and disadvantages to any stem changes made under their supervision. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

Business Systems Analyst Tasks
  • Determine solutions to business software/hardware system problems.
  • Analyze business processes and write system process specifications to be used.
  • Work with clients to determine their business needs to transform them into information technology system requirements.

Popular Employer Salaries for Business Systems Analyst


Many Business Systems Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills can be found at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Epsilon, and Fiserv Inc, firms that are at the top of the field. Business Systems Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills flock to J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $87K lead the pack in compensation. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Caci International Inc, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Business Systems Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills earning around $75K, $74K, or $73K at each firm, respectively.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. seems to offer the smallest paychecks with a median salary of only $58K. The pay range is quite narrow, too; compensation generally sits between $39K and $75K. Epsilon, Ameriprise Financial, Inc., and Fiserv Inc also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $68K, $69K, and $73K-paychecks on average.

Business Systems Analyst Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Business Systems Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Business Systems Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Systems Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 457 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Systems Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 358 salaries. An experienced Business Systems Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 204 salaries. A Business Systems Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 66 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,614

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

For Business Systems Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. Business Systems Analysts with Requirements Analysis skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+18 percent), Richmond (+15 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and New York (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Minneapolis, 11 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 11 percent less in Houston and 9 percent less in Raleigh, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Business Systems Analyst

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 399 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Business Systems Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

▲17%

▲5%

National Average
$74,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 399 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%