The salary statistics of budget analysts are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of budget analysts within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The budget analysts annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$49,540|
|25th Percentile Wage||$60,170|
|50th Percentile Wage||$75,240|
|75th Percentile Wage||$94,770|
|90th Percentile Wage||$113,740|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for budget analysts. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) budget analysts is $113,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,540. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 129% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of budget analysts from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of budget analysts in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for budget analysts occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $85,830. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $65,410).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
From the above tables we note that not only budget analysts salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of budget analysts in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $42,940 to $97,970. The highest paying state for budget analysts is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $97,970. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $42,940. For more salary information of budget analysts profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
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|Virgin Islands|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |