Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Business Systems Analyst

United States Location

United States of America
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

3 Years

Raise +1 Year

$3,836 at 5.95%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 3 Years: $64,478 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $52,381 & $76,575; and, 5% of Jobs top $93,982.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $99,637
5% $93,982
10% $87,464
25% $76,575
33% $72,203
50% $64,478
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 3 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $62,224 $66,731
25% $58,763 $70,192
33% $56,753 $72,203
50% $52,381 $76,575
67% $47,127 $81,829
95% $29,319 $99,637
Salary Average =


Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
Number of all Jobs at 3 Years Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
2 Years $59,532 $4,946 at 8.31%
3 Years $64,478 $3,836 at 5.95%
4 Years $68,314 $3,134 at 4.59%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $53,938 at the low experience of 1 Year and 2 Months; $71,208 at the average experience of 4 Years and 11 Months; and, $79,647 at the top experience of 8 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top



This position involves the analysis of business activities to form technical specifications that guide application, system or enterprise software development often with a focus on industry knowledge, unified modeling language techniques, end user to programmer liaison, quality assurance and solution verification.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Business Systems Analyst.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
24% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
6% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Rational RUP or UML,
27% of job descriptions,
Rational APEX, Rational RUP, Rational Rose or Rational UML;
Oracle Database,
9% of job descriptions,
Oracle, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Oracle Designer, Oracle Developer, Oracle Financials, Oracle Form, PL|SQL, Oracle Report or Oracle Tools;
Microsoft SQL Server,
9% of job descriptions;
9% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Java Platform Micro Edition (Java ME), Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Development Kit (JDK), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Jbuilder, JavaServer Faces (JSF), JSP, Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
Microsoft Visual Basic .Net,
5% of job descriptions;
SAP Crystal Reports,
4% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
34% of job descriptions,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Financial Trading System,
7% of job descriptions,
Bloomberg, MarketData, Trading Application, Trading Platform, Trading Software, Trading Solution or Trading System;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
22% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
10% of jobs.


United States of America