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Budget Analyst Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of budget analysts in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare budget analyst salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Budget Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,560
25th Percentile Wage
$57,580
50th Percentile Wage
$72,210
75th Percentile Wage
$89,160
90th Percentile Wage
$104,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for budget analysts in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $104,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid budget analysts is $46,560.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,210
1.23% 7.91%
2016
$71,320
3.01% -
2015
$69,170
2.47% -
2014
$67,460
1.26% -
2013
$66,610
0.17% -
2012
$66,500
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Compare Budget Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of budget analysts in 22 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 hospitals - local government owned industry with an annual salary $89,050. The lowest paying industry is the medical and diagnostic laboratories industry (annual salary $54,640). For detailed budget analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Local government owned
$89,050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$89,050
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$83,260
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$81,170
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$77,600
Hospitals - State government owned
$74,400
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$74,050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$73,730
Hospitals - Privately owned
$72,480
Offices of Physicians
$71,960
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$71,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$71,500
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$70,490
Child Day Care Services
$70,420
Outpatient Care Centers
$68,950
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$68,870
Social Assistance
$65,610
Individual and Family Services
$64,150
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$61,240
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$59,960
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$57,820
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$54,640

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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