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Budget Analyst Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of budget analysts in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare budget analyst salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Budget Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,740
25th Percentile Wage
$65,200
50th Percentile Wage
$82,360
75th Percentile Wage
$102,320
90th Percentile Wage
$128,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for budget analysts in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) budget analysts is $128,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid budget analysts is $52,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of budget analysts in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,360
0.98% 4.63%
2016
$81,550
2.42% -
2015
$79,580
0.18% -
2014
$79,440
1.61% -
2013
$78,160
-0.50% -
2012
$78,550
- -

Compare Budget Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of budget analysts in 13 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for budget analyst occupations is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry with an annual salary $89,060. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry (annual salary $72,000). For detailed budget analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$89,060
Legal Services
$84,780
Testing Laboratories
$84,780
Engineering Services
$84,480
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$84,470
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$84,300
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$83,470
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$83,420
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$82,360
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$79,800
Scientific Research and Development Services
$79,150
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$75,450
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$72,000

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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