Information About Budget Analysts

Training Requirements for Budget Analysts

Budget analysts need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Budget analysts
Training for Budget Analysts
Percent
Less than High School 0.6
High School 6.8
Some College 13.1
Associates Degree 7.2
Bachelors Degree 40.9
Masters Degree 27.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 3.6

Employment outlook for Budget Analysts

Represents about 60,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more budget analysts but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 16,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, budget analysts make $37.10 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Budget analysts $23.22 $28.30 $35.50 $44.66 $53.58
Business and financial operations occupations $17.74 $23.78 $31.99 $43.47 $58.13
Financial specialists $18.61 $24.76 $33.07 $45.64 $63.36
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, budget analysts make $77,170 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Budget analysts $48,300 $58,860 $73,840 $92,890 $111,460
Business and financial operations occupations $36,910 $49,460 $66,530 $90,410 $120,910
Financial specialists $38,700 $51,510 $68,780 $94,940 $131,800
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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