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Business Operations Analyst Salary

For Business Operations Analysts, annual average wages total $56K per year. Compensation ranges between $40K and $83K per year. Total cash compensation to Business Operations Analysts approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $83K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by the particular city and years of experience. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. Men make up a slight majority of Business Operations Analysts (54 percent) who responded to the survey. Most Business Operations Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,564 - $80,152
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,786
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$15.65 - $36.74
(Median)
$16
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,564 - $80,152  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,180  
Profit Sharing
$483.39 - $6,639  
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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$39,672 - $83,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,031
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.65 - $36.74  
   
Overtime
$21.64 - $43.22  
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 - $8,180  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,035  
Profit Sharing
$483.39 - $6,639  
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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$39,672 - $83,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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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, EMC Corporation, Cisco Systems Inc, and Dish Network Corporation are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Business Operations Analysts. Cisco Systems Inc does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $80K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $60K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $149K. Other big spenders include The Boeing Company, Navy Federal Credit Union, and EMC Corporation, top-paying firms where Business Operations Analysts see paychecks nearing $73K, $64K, or $61K.

Although J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) hands out the lowest average salary in town at $50K, employee compensation still varies greatly; workers can make as little as $32K or as much as $66K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Dish Network Corporation at $54K, Nationstar Mortgage LLC at $60K, and EMC Corporation, where $61K is the norm.

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, Business Analysis, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 18 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Access and Microsoft Office. 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.


Business Operations Analysts with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $54K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $62K. Business Operations Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Business Operations Analysts with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $75K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Business Operations Analysts in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Business Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+20 percent), Washington (+15 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), and Denver (+11 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Columbus is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 13 percent less in Charlotte and 6 percent less in Minneapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Process Improvement
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 242 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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