Business Analyst Statistics By Gender

46.1% of business analysts are women and 53.9% of business analysts are men.

  • Male, 53.9%
  • Female, 46.1%

Business Analysts By Gender


Gender Pay Gap For Business Analyst

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

Male Income
Female Income

Business Analyst Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, dell certified systems expert and software applications architect have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Informatics Nurse Specialist13%87%
Clinical Support Specialist22%78%
Clinic Administrator23%77%
Business Analyst54%46%
Senior Data Center Engineer98%2%
Software Applications Architect98%2%
Dell Certified Systems Expert99%1%

Business Analyst Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among business analysts is White, which makes up 71.1% of all business analysts. Comparatively, there are 11.5% of the Asian ethnicity and 8.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 71.1%
  • Asian, 11.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 8.1%
  • Black or African American, 6.7%
  • Unknown, 2.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Business Analyst Race

Business Analyst RacePercentages
Hispanic or Latino8.1%
Black or African American6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.2%

Business Analyst Wage Gap By Race

Asian business analysts have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american business analysts have the lowest average salary at $79,367.
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American$79,367
Hispanic or Latino$80,033

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Average Age of a Business Analyst

We determined the average age of business analysts based on ethnicity and gender.


Business Analyst Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4344
Hispanic or Latino3941
American Indian and Alaska Native35.540

Business Analyst Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of business analyst employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of business analysts is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years

Business Analyst Age

Business Analyst YearsPercentages
40+ years60%
30-40 years30%
20-30 years10%

Types of Business Analyst Degree Levels

The most common degree for business analysts is bachelor's degree 71% of business analysts earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 18% and rounding it off is associate degree with 7%.

  • Bachelors, 71%
  • Masters, 18%
  • Associate, 7%
  • Diploma, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 2%

Business Analysts By Education

Business Analyst DegreePercentages
Other Degrees2%

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Business Analyst Wage Gap By Education

Business analysts with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $92,797 annually. With a Masters degree, business analysts earn a median annual income of $91,806 compared to $83,909 for business analysts with an Bachelors degree.
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
High School Diploma or Less$72,968
Master's Degree$91,806
Bachelor's Degree$83,909
Doctorate Degree$92,797
Some College/ Associate Degree$75,100

Business Analyst Employment Statistics

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire business analysts.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Business Analyst Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees3%
50 - 100 employees2%
100 - 500 employees5%
500 - 1,000 employees8%
1,000 - 10,000 employees24%
> 10,000 employees59%

Top Industries Hiring Business Analysts

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ business analysts. Those industries include professional, technology and professional.

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Business Analyst Turnover And Employment Statistics

The Average Number of Years That Business Analyst Stay in a Job

By looking over 118,414 business analysts resumes, we figured out that the average business analyst enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 44%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Business Analyst Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year25%
1-2 years44%
3-4 years11%
5-7 years11%
8-10 years5%
11+ years5%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Business Analysts with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to business analysts.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Business Analyst7.66%
Associate Network Analyst7.80%24,293
Senior Database Administrator8.31%56,932
Computer Systems Engineer8.39%149,045
Hardware Support Technician9.71%111,104
Computer Scientist20.69%59,802

Business Analyst LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Associate Network Analyst7.80%24,293
Senior Database Administrator8.31%56,932
Computer Systems Engineer8.39%149,045
Hardware Support Technician9.71%111,104
Computer Scientist20.69%59,802

Foreign Languages Spoken By Business Analysts

The most common foreign language among business analysts is Spanish at 35.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 12.3% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 8.7%.

  • Spanish, 35.0%
  • French, 12.3%
  • Chinese, 8.7%
  • Mandarin, 7.9%
  • German, 5.0%
  • Other, 31.1%

Business Analyst Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages

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Business Analyst Heatmaps

Where Do Business Analysts Earn The Most?

Business analysts earn the most in Washington, where the average business analyst salary is $88,037. The map here shows where business analysts earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Business Analysts?

By looking through more than 118,414 resumes, we found that the most popular places for business analysts are New York, NY and Atlanta, GA.

Number of Business Analysts

Number Of Business Analyst Jobs By State

Where Are Business Analysts In High Demand?

Business analysts are in high demand in New York, NY. There are currently 349 job openings for business analysts here. We looked over job openings to determine where in the country business analysts are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Business Analyst Demographics FAQs

How Many Business Analyst Are There In The Us?

There are over 299,115 Business Analysts in the United States.

What Percentage Of Business Analysts Are Black?

6.7% of Business Analysts are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Business Analysts?

Most a are White, with 71.1% of Business Analysts belonging to this ethnicity. 11.5% of Business Analysts are Asian, 8.1% of Business Analysts are Hispanic or Latino, 6.7% of Business Analysts are Black or African American, 2.4% of Business Analysts are Unknown, and 0.2% of Business Analysts are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Business Analyst Jobs Male - Dominated ?

Yes, Business Analyst jobs are male - dominated. 53% of Business Analysts are male, and 46% are female, so there are more male Business Analysts than female Business Analysts in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Business Analyst ?

The average Business Analyst is 43 years old. 60% of Business Analysts are 40+ years old or older, 30% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 10% are between 20-30 years old

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