Salaries//Business Analyst

Business Analyst salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$83,165
$8,280
Additional Cash Compensation
$91,445
Total Compensation
Median: 75,000
Min: $0K
Max: $250K

How Much Does a Business Analyst Make in US?

The average salary for a Business Analyst in US is $83,165. The average additional cash compensation for a Business Analyst in US is $8,280. The average total compensation for a Business Analyst in US is $91,445. Business Analyst salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Business Analyst employees in US.

Business Analyst
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best-paying cities for Business Analyst

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are San Francisco, Colorado, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Milwaukee and Providence.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
San Francisco, CA$103,263
+ 18% (84,273)
Colorado, CO$102,500
+ 18% (84,273)
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN$96,700
+ 13% (84,273)
Milwaukee, WI$96,556
+ 13% (84,273)
Providence, RI$94,778
+ 11% (84,273)
Sacramento, CA$92,222
+ 9% (84,273)
Cleveland, OH$92,000
+ 8% (84,273)
Memphis, TN$91,444
+ 8% (84,273)
Cincinnati, OH$90,766
+ 7% (84,273)
Columbus, OH$90,600
+ 7% (84,273)

Business Analyst Salary by gender

The average Business Analyst salary for women is $83,890 and the average Business Analyst salary for men is $85,665.

Business Analyst Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Business Analyst with 7+ years of experience is $100,655. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $69,157.

Business Analyst Salary ranges

The most common Business Analyst salary in US is between $80k - $90k.

Average Data + Analytics salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Data Analyst$62,447
Min: $40K
Max: $120K
Junior Business Analyst$66,160
Min: $30K
Max: $134K
Business Analyst$83,165
Min: $0K
Max: $250K
Data Analyst$84,223
Min: $0K
Max: $210K
Business Intelligence Analyst$87,537
Min: $10K
Max: $175K
Junior Data Scientist$87,887
Min: $1K
Max: $140K
Business Intelligence Developer$101,661
Min: $10K
Max: $400K
Senior Business Analyst$101,756
Min: $60K
Max: $188K
Senior Data Analyst$102,256
Min: $48K
Max: $210K
Analytics Manager$116,846
Min: $0K
Max: $302K
Data Engineer$125,061
Min: $0K
Max: $300K
Data Scientist$125,677
Min: $10K
Max: $345K
Business Intelligence Manager$126,087
Min: $38K
Max: $260K
Database Administrator$131,381
Min: $69K
Max: $260K
Big Data Engineer$132,171
Min: $103K
Max: $227K
Senior Data Engineer$137,828
Min: $30K
Max: $254K
Data Architect$145,374
Min: $0K
Max: $279K
Senior Data Scientist$149,231
Min: $47K
Max: $396K
Director of Analytics$161,232
Min: $2K
Max: $350K
Data Engineering Manager$164,650
Min: $110K
Max: $279K
Engineering Manager$171,228
Min: $0K
Max: $531K
Chief Information Officer$215,391
Min: $96K
Max: $315K
CIO (Chief Information Officer)$228,059
Min: $96K
Max: $450K

FAQ

Q:

What does a business analyst do?

A.

Business analysts conduct data analysis, extract insights and help apply findings to aid in company growth. In this role, analysts apply data analytics techniques to evaluate business data and make company-wide decisions

Q:

How to become a business analyst?

A.
Business analyst candidates typically have a bachelor’s degree as well as a Master's degree in business administration, finance, IT, or a similar field. Candidates will also often need applicable business intelligence or analytics experience through an internship, on-the-job training, and/or work experience.
Q:

How much does a business analyst in make?

A.

The salary range for a business analyst is $39K-$250K. The average salary for a Business Analyst in US is $83,165.

Career Info

Business Analyst jobs in US

Skills that affect Business Analyst salaries in US

1
Business Reporting & Analysis
2% have this skill
2
Business Operations
2% have this skill
3
Account Management Ops
1% have this skill
4
Business Intelligence
0% have this skill
5
Data Modeling
0% have this skill
6
Data Visualization
0% have this skill

Average Business Analyst Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Business Analyst make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $97,521 on average.

Recent Business Analyst salaries in US

$62,500
Yearly Salary
A Business Analyst reported a yearly salary of $62,500 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A CEO reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Remote
5-10 Reports
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Research Analyst reported a yearly salary of $90,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Business Analyst reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York City, NY
$52,500
Yearly Salary
A Business Analyst reported a yearly salary of $52,500
< 1 Year of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago, IL
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior RevOps Analyst reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin, TX
$176,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Business Operations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $176,000 with +$28,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Trader reported a yearly salary of $90,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Greater Denver Area
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Business Analyst reported a yearly salary of $80,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Detroit, MI
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A AVP, IT Risk and Control Senior Analyst reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago, IL