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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
$45,570
25th Percentile Wage
$56,800
50th Percentile Wage
$71,320
75th Percentile Wage
$88,870
90th Percentile Wage
$104,550

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 $104,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid budget analysts is $45,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of budget analysts in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,3203.01%6.76%
201569,1702.47%-
201467,4601.26%-
201366,6100.17%-
201266,500--

Compare Budget Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of budget analysts in 17 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry with an annual salary $90,300. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $57,130). For detailed budget analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$90,300
Hospitals - Local government owned
$90,300
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$83,470
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$81,750
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$79,580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$74,690
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$73,020
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$72,510
Hospitals - State government owned
$72,030
Hospitals - Privately owned
$71,260
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$70,120
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$68,840
Outpatient Care Centers
$68,570
Offices of Physicians
$68,190
Individual and Family Services
$64,420
Social Assistance
$63,570
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$57,130

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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