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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Business Analyst-Consultant Salary

$82,545 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$39.69 hourly

Entry level Salary
$62,000 yearly
$62,000
10 %
$82,545
Median
$108,000
90 %

How much does a Business Analyst-Consultant make?

Business analyst-consultants make $82,545 per year on average, or $39.69 per hour, in the United States. Business analyst-consultants on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $62,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $108,000.

Location impacts how much a business analyst-consultant can expect to make. Business analyst-consultants make the most in New Jersey, Rhode Island, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Michigan.

Highest Paying States For Business Analyst-Consultants

The darker areas on the map show where business analyst-consultants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Business Analyst-Consultant average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Michigan$91,862$44.162,055
2District of Columbia$98,272$47.25787
3Rhode Island$97,246$46.75231
4New Hampshire$87,239$41.94412
5Minnesota$89,468$43.011,391
6Maine$83,380$40.09409
7New Jersey$100,089$48.121,360
8Virginia$88,896$42.741,999
9Massachusetts$94,896$45.621,461
10Connecticut$87,061$41.86618
11Maryland$95,194$45.77927
12Pennsylvania$77,445$37.232,448
13Tennessee$73,750$35.461,634
14New Mexico$75,998$36.54544
15Ohio$78,714$37.841,744
16Alaska$81,978$39.41196
17New York$88,010$42.312,109
18Oregon$83,116$39.96745
19Washington$86,552$41.611,096
20Iowa$77,435$37.23673
21Kentucky$77,837$37.42650
22Delaware$79,226$38.09285
23Illinois$81,082$38.982,111
24Texas$81,718$39.292,948
25Missouri$77,934$37.471,058
26Wisconsin$75,858$36.471,096
27West Virginia$71,326$34.29401
28Wyoming$72,483$34.85156
29California$82,056$39.455,671
30Colorado$82,888$39.85867
31South Dakota$70,110$33.71301
32North Carolina$76,861$36.951,408
33Arizona$76,528$36.79998
34Oklahoma$71,828$34.53712
35Indiana$73,292$35.241,060
36Alabama$69,500$33.411,111
37South Carolina$70,787$34.031,051
38Vermont$69,733$33.53250
39Idaho$74,845$35.98241
40Nebraska$71,014$34.14452
41Montana$71,911$34.57233
42Nevada$70,452$33.87430
43Louisiana$71,593$34.42487
44Hawaii$48,791$23.46237
45Mississippi$67,155$32.29434
46Utah$53,637$25.79870
47Kansas$67,883$32.64569
48Arkansas$58,309$28.03587
49Georgia$70,303$33.801,588
50North Dakota$68,227$32.80120
51Florida$56,590$27.212,449

Highest Paying Cities For Business Analyst-Consultants

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Jersey City, NJ$100,143$48.15
2Washington, DC$98,361$47.29
3Baltimore, MD$95,498$45.91
4Boston, MA$94,865$45.61
5Dearborn, MI$91,960$44.21
6Minnetonka, MN$89,379$42.97
7Richmond, VA$88,946$42.76
8New York, NY$88,179$42.39
9Farmington, CT$86,862$41.76
10San Francisco, CA$86,433$41.55
11Denver, CO$82,990$39.90
12Irving, TX$82,638$39.73
13Chicago, IL$81,365$39.12
14Saint Louis, MO$79,035$38.00
15Dublin, OH$78,339$37.66

Business Analyst-Consultant Salary Details

Business Analyst-Consultant Salary

What is a Business Analyst-Consultant's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$108,000$9,000$52
75th Percentile$95,000$7,917$46
Average$82,545$6,879$40
25th Percentile$71,000$5,917$34
10th Percentile$62,000$5,167$30

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Staff Analyst$97,444$8,120$46.85174,178
Project Analyst$75,110$6,259$36.11207,513
Process Analyst$75,401$6,283$36.25123,238
Data Consultant$93,848$7,821$45.12149,791
Business Operations Analyst$68,774$5,731$33.06208,754
Contractor-Business Analyst$84,360$7,030$40.56147,698

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Citi Jobs (56)
  2. Dell Jobs (31)
  3. Morgan Stanley Jobs (26)
  4. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jobs (77)
  5. IBM Jobs (52)

Which Companies Pay Business Analyst-Consultants The Most?

The highest paying companies for business analyst-consultants are Citi and Dell according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like BNY Mellon and Morgan Stanley report highly competitive wages for business analyst-consultants.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Citi$128,587$61.82731
2Dell$124,997$60.0944
3BNY Mellon$123,503$59.38122
4Morgan Stanley$118,711$57.07127
5State Street$99,803$47.98
6Voya Financial$97,331$46.7975
7WME$96,901$46.59
8UBS$96,334$46.3199
9Inter-American Development Bank$96,256$46.285
10IBM$94,390$45.38108
11Visa$94,084$45.23117
12Fast Switch$93,248$44.83
13Cardinal Health$93,076$44.7576
14Fidelity Investments$92,630$44.53376
15BankUnited$90,921$43.7110
16National Railroad Passenger Corporation$89,957$43.2517
17Amdocs$89,853$43.206
18BST Global$89,780$43.16
19Tesoro$89,594$43.07
20JLL$89,434$43.00196

How Much Do Business Analyst-Consultants Make In Different Industries?

Business analyst-consultant salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the finance, manufacturing, and technology industries tend to offer much higher salaries for business analyst-consultants. For example, business analyst-consultants make a whopping average salary of $95,710 while working in the finance industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $88,206 in the manufacturing industry and $83,721 in the technology industry.

Business analyst-consultants may want to avoid working in the insurance industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $72,367.

Highest Paying Industries For Business Analyst-Consultants

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Finance$95,710$46.01
2Manufacturing$88,206$42.41
3Technology$83,721$40.25
4Professional$82,252$39.54
5Health Care$81,469$39.17
6Insurance$72,367$34.79

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Business Analyst-Consultant Salary Trends

The salary for a business analyst-consultant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Business Analyst-Consultant Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$43,800$21.07
Mid Level$69,300$33.31
Senior Level$116,000$55.72

Average Business Analyst-Consultant Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Business Analyst-Consultant Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$82,500$39.69+2.7%
    2021$80,300$38.60+1.9%
    2020$78,700$37.85+1.4%
    2019$77,600$37.33+1.4%
    2018$76,600$36.82+0.0%

    Recently Added Business Analyst-Consultant Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
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    Business Analyst-Consultant Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Business Analyst-Consultants the most?

    New Jersey pays Business Analyst-Consultants the most in the United States, with an average salary of $100,089 per year, or $48.12 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Business Analyst-Consultant?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Business Analyst-Consultant if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in District of Columbia you should be paid close to $98,272 per year.

    What type of Business Analyst-Consultant gets paid the most?

    Senior Technical Business Analyst gets paid the most. Senior Technical Business Analyst made a median salary of $106,728. The best-paid 10 percent make $121,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $93,000.

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