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Business Operations Analyst Salary

An average Business Operations Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $55K per year. Earnings generally vary between $40K and $84K per year. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Business Operations Analysts spread between $40K and $84K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the particular firm, though the particular city and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Business Operations Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Business Operations Analysts making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$39,604 - $80,077
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MEDIAN: $55,430
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$15.76 - $38.21
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,604 - $80,077  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,268  
Profit Sharing
$311.72 - $6,771  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,035  
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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$39,882 - $83,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 979
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.76 - $38.21  
   
Overtime
$21.07 - $43.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,268  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,035  
Profit Sharing
$311.72 - $6,771  
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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$39,882 - $83,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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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


J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), The Boeing Company, Cisco Systems Inc, EMC Corporation, and Navy Federal Credit Union are all popular places to work. Although Cisco Systems Inc heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $80K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $60K to $149K.

Employees of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) can expect to make the least, with the company offering a median salary of $50K; however, pay is widely dispersed from top to bottom, ranging from $32K to $66K.

Popular Skills for Business Operations Analyst


Business Operations Analysts report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Supply Chain, Project Management, Operations Management, and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 18 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Access. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to 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.


Business Operations Analysts with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $53K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $62K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Business Operations Analysts make a median salary of $69K. 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


For those looking to make money, Business Operations Analysts in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Business Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+22 percent), Washington (+17 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), and Denver (+12 percent). In Columbus, salaries are 14 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Charlotte (11 percent lower) and Minneapolis (8 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Business Operations Analyst Salaries




National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Business Operations Analyst Salaries

Supply Chain
up arrow 18%



Business Analysis
up arrow 3%

Process Improvement
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Financial Analysis
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SQL
0%

National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%