Average Senior Budget Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Budget Analyst is $77,659.
MEDIAN $77,659
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$54k - $101k
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$54k - $101k

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Job Description for Senior Budget Analyst

Senior Budget Analyst Tasks
  • Review and analyze budget data, identifying gaps and finding data to answer key questions.
  • Identify trends and opportunities to improve financial status.
  • Develop, validate and communicate financial metrics.
  • Meet with and guide department heads about budget needs and decisions.
  • Present findings in multiple formats to multiple audiences.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Budget Analyst

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Budget Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Senior Budget Analyst are from the companies Snohomish County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (MA) and City of Dallas. Reported salaries are highest at Snohomish County where the average pay is $93,512. City of Dallas pays the lowest at around $57,931.

Career Paths

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Budget Director
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Popular Skills for Senior Budget Analyst

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Budget Analyst

An early career Senior Budget Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,647 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Senior Budget Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,126 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Senior Budget Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,534 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,155.
Employees with Senior Budget Analyst in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (23.1% more) and Everett, Washington (20.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (22.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (10.3% less).

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