Business Operations Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $60K annually. Cash earnings for Business Operations Analysts — which occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $42K to approximately $91K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the particular firm, followed by geography and tenure. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Male Business Operations Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. Most Business Operations Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,380 - $88,487
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$43K
$60K
$88K
MEDIAN: $60,211
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$15.77 - $35.58
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,380 - $88,487  
   
Bonus
$973 - $9,443  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $4,966  
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$42,253 - $91,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 571
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Hourly Rate
$15.77 - $35.58  
   
Overtime
$22.42 - $58.99  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$973 - $9,443  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $4,966  
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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$42,253 - $91,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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


Dish Network Corporation, The Boeing Company, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Navy Federal Credit Union, and Accenture are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Business Operations Analysts. Business Operations Analysts flock to Cisco Systems Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $91K lead the pack in compensation. Other big spenders include CBRE Group, The Boeing Company, and Navy Federal Credit Union, top-paying firms where Business Operations Analysts see paychecks nearing $76K, $68K, or $64K.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Nationstar Mortgage LLC at $46K, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) at $48K, and Dish Network Corporation, where $50K is the norm.

Popular Skills for Business Operations Analyst


Business Operations Analysts seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SQL, Supply Chain, Strategic Planning, and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 13 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Access. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $57K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $67K. Business Operations Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $75K. Business Operations Analysts who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $64K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,562

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For those looking to make money, Business Operations Analysts in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 59 percent above the national average. Business Operations Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+39 percent), Seattle (+25 percent), Austin (+19 percent), and New York (+11 percent). Charlotte is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average. Workers in Denver and Raleigh earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (16 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Business Operations Analyst Reviews

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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Experience Affects Business Operations Analyst Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Business Operations Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 13%

Supply Chain
up arrow 11%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 5%

Business Analysis
up arrow 4%

National Average
$61,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Process Improvement
up arrow 4%



Microsoft Access
up arrow 11%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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