Business Operations Analyst Salary

Business Operations Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $57K per year. Pay generally varies between $41K and $85K per year. Cash earnings for Business Operations Analysts — including $9K in bonuses and $7K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $41K to $85K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by the particular city and tenure. Men make up a slight majority of Business Operations Analysts (53 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Most Business Operations Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,288 - $81,161
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$40K
$57K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,840
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$15.84 - $35.86
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,288 - $81,161  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,217  
Profit Sharing
$488.77 - $7,105  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,633 - $84,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,047
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.84 - $35.86  
   
Overtime
$22.03 - $44.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,217  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$488.77 - $7,105  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,633 - $84,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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Job Description for Business Operations Analyst

Business operations analysts are in charge of conducting extensive, accurate analyses of their organization's existing business operations. Their main duties includes gathering data and developing solutions meet business needs. They write detailed reports based on their recommendations and communicate their findings (in writing and through presentations) to upper management. Business operations analysts perform gap analysis, support data collection, and gather documentation. They also analyze cross-departmental business processes for efficiency.

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Business Operations Analyst Tasks

  • Determine, implement, and evaluate business metrics to meet ongoing organizational or customer information needs.
  • Analyze and report on complex data to meet customer needs.
  • Communicate complex data in comprehensible ways.
  • Identify user needs from user requests and develop strategies by which to meet those needs.
  • Critically evaluate information from multiple sources and clearly indicate quality of final analysis.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Business Operations Analyst


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Business Operations Analysts include Cisco Systems Inc, EMC Corporation, The Boeing Company, Dish Network Corporation, and Accenture. Although Cisco Systems Inc boasts the highest average salary in town at $82K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $61K or as much as $112K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include The Boeing Company, Navy Federal Credit Union, and EMC Corporation, where Business Operations Analysts typically earn around $68K, $64K, or $61K, respectively.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) ($49K), Dish Network Corporation ($51K), and Hewlett-Packard Company ($57K).

Popular Skills for Business Operations Analyst


Business Operations Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Supply Chain, Strategic Planning, SQL, and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 16 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Business Analysis and Process Improvement.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Operations Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Business Operations Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $55K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $62K. Business Operations Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $71K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $74K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,921

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Business Operations Analysts, 36 percent above the national average. Business Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+26 percent), Washington (+17 percent), Seattle (+12 percent), and New York (+6 percent). Columbus ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 15 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Charlotte (13 percent lower) and Denver (8 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Business Operations Analyst Salaries




National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Business Operations Analyst Salaries

Supply Chain
up arrow 16%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Business Analysis
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Process Improvement
0%

National Average
$58,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%


Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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