Lead Business Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$97,000
$76,000
$97,000
$124,000
Did you know that the average lead business analyst makes $97,682 per year? That's valued at $46.96 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $76,000 and $124,000, meaning lead business analysts have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most lead business analysts find a job with finance and insurance companies, while others work for finance, media, and retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. New Jersey, Washington and Virginia are the top states in the U.S. to pay lead business analysts the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
McLean, VA
$108,989
Bellevue, WA
$108,479
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Map of Lead Business Analyst Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Lead Business Analysts earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Lead Business Analyst Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Washington and Virginia, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for lead business analysts. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Louisiana, Maine, and Florida.

Average Lead Business Analyst Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a lead business analyst, being employed by a company such as Citi or The Bank of New York Mellon would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like JPMorgan Chase and Mastercard also report highly competitive salaries for lead business analysts.

Company
Average Salary
$132,726
$133k
$118,546
$119k
$116,375
$116k

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Average Lead Business Analyst Pay By Industry

Lead business analyst salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with finance, media, and retail companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a lead business analyst can make a yearly salary of $106,641 while working for finance companies. All the while, other lead business analysts are making $100,256 at media companies and $95,548 at retail companies. One industry lead business analysts may want to avoid is the insurance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $92,029.

Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$106,641
$107k
Media
Media
$100,256
$100k
Retail
Retail
$95,548
$96k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$95,368
$95k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$94,806
$95k
Automotive
Automotive
$93,529
$94k
Technology
Technology
$92,363
$92k
Insurance
Insurance
$92,029
$92k

Lead Business Analyst Salary History

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Lead Business Analyst Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a lead business analyst 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.

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CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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04/28/2020
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$104,350
$104,350
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04/11/2020
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$125,220
$125,220
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Lead Business Analyst Salesforce
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$76,008
$76,008
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03/22/2020
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$104,350
$104,350
03/22/2020
Lead Business Analyst Salesforce
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$76,008
$76,008
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$75,000
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Lead Business Analyst
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02/10/2020
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$104,350
$104,350
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