The average Business Operations Analyst in the United States earns approximately $59K per year. Total cash compensation to Business Operations Analysts approaches anywhere from $43K on the lower end to $91K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by the company and years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Business Operations Analysts (52 percent) who responded to the survey. Most Business Operations Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,975 - $88,172
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$59K
$88K
MEDIAN: $59,453
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$15.76 - $35.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,975 - $88,172  
   
Bonus
$518 - $9,249  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $7,757  
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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$42,860 - $91,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 613
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.76 - $35.70  
   
Overtime
$22.51 - $54.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$518 - $9,249  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $7,757  
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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$42,860 - $91,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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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

  • 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.
  • Communicate complex data in comprehensible ways.
  • Determine, implement, and evaluate business metrics to meet ongoing organizational or customer information needs.
  • Analyze and report on complex data to meet customer needs.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Business Operations Analyst


Known for taking on a considerable number of Business Operations Analysts, Dish Network Corporation, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Accenture, CBRE Group, and Navy Federal Credit Union are leading firms in the industry. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Cisco Systems Inc offers the most; Business Operations Analysts earn $91K on average there. Business Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries at The Boeing Company (+$76K), CBRE Group (+$75K), and Navy Federal Credit Union (+$64K).

A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Nationstar Mortgage LLC ($46K), J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) ($48K), and Dish Network Corporation ($48K).

Popular Skills for Business Operations Analyst


Business Operations Analysts report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Tableau Software, SQL, Supply Chain, and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Access. Most people familiar with 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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $65K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $56K. Business Operations Analysts bring in $76K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Business Operations Analysts report making only $69K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,738

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

Surpassing the national average by 61 percent, Business Operations Analysts in San Jose receive some of the highest pay in the country. Business Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+41 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), Washington (+25 percent), and Austin (+20 percent). Charlotte is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Denver (15 percent lower) and Chicago (9 percent lower).

Business Operations Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Business Operations Analyst?

Business Operations Analyst in Huntington Station:
"Business Analyst Summary."
Pros: Can work on your own and with a team. Help get good overview of company and segments. Work flexibility.
Cons: Stressful work load. Mundane and tedious work at times.

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Key Stats for Business Operations Analyst

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.
055
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Business Operations Analyst Salaries




National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Business Operations Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 12%

Tableau Software
up arrow 12%

Supply Chain
up arrow 12%


Strategic Planning
up arrow 6%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$60,000






Microsoft Access
up arrow 8%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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