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Budget Analyst Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for budget analysts in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of budget analysts amongst North Carolina cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Budget Analysts in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,760
25th Percentile Wage
$56,820
50th Percentile Wage
$67,360
75th Percentile Wage
$80,750
90th Percentile Wage
$96,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for budget analysts in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,760.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.96
25th Percentile Wage
$27.32
50th Percentile Wage
$32.39
75th Percentile Wage
$38.82
90th Percentile Wage
$46.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for budget analysts in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.22. The median hourly salary is $32.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.96.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of budget analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,360-0.56%6.34%
201567,7401.86%-
201466,4802.93%-
201364,5302.23%-
201263,090--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Budget Analysts in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of budget analysts in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of budget analysts in state of North Carolina ranges from $46,480 to $75,680. The highest paying area for budget analysts in North Carolina is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $75,680. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $73,260). The lowest paying area is Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton with a median annual salary of $46,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville
$75,680
Durham-Chapel Hill
$73,260
Raleigh-Cary
$65,510
Greensboro-High Point
$62,820
Asheville
$50,850
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,220
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$46,480


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