The median annual wage of budget analysts was $68,200 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $44,860, and the top 10 percent earned more than $101,660.
Most budget analysts work full time, and overtime is sometimes required during final reviews of budgets.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition