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Budget Analyst Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for budget analysts in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of budget analysts among New Jersey metropolitan areas 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,590
25th Percentile Wage
$61,430
50th Percentile Wage
$76,860
75th Percentile Wage
$97,360
90th Percentile Wage
$121,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for budget analysts in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.80
25th Percentile Wage
$29.53
50th Percentile Wage
$36.95
75th Percentile Wage
$46.81
90th Percentile Wage
$58.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for budget analysts in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.57. The median hourly salary is $36.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.80.

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
201676,8602.07%4.23%
201575,2701.02%-
201474,5003.21%-
201372,110-2.08%-
201273,610--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Budget Analysts in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of budget analysts in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of budget analysts in state of New Jersey ranges from $71,080 to $89,060. The highest paying area for budget analysts in New Jersey is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $89,060. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $79,250). The lowest paying area is Camden with a median annual salary of $71,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$89,060
Wilmington
$79,250
Trenton-Ewing
$73,210
Camden
$71,080



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