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Business Operations Analyst Salary

Business Operations Analysts in the United States take home approximately $56K annually on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $40K to $83K per year. Total incomes of Business Operations Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $40K and $83K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the particular firm, but geography and experience level are influential factors as well. Male Business Operations Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Most Business Operations Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,619 - $80,190
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,889
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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
$39,619 - $80,190  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,151  
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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$39,753 - $83,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,043
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
$21.77 - $43.14  
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 - $8,151  
   
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).
)
$39,753 - $83,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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


Business Operations Analysts fill the offices of leading firms The Boeing Company, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Cisco Systems Inc, Dish Network Corporation, and EMC Corporation. 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. The Boeing Company, Navy Federal Credit Union, and EMC Corporation are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Business Operations Analysts earning around $74K, $64K, or $63K at each firm, respectively.

The pay scale is far from balanced at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). While salaries on one end can reach $66K, the company's median pay sits at $50K, the lowest in the field. Hewlett-Packard Company, Dish Network Corporation, and Nationstar Mortgage LLC are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($52K, $54K, and $60K respectively).

Popular Skills for Business Operations Analyst


Business Operations Analysts seem to exploit 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 17 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Access and Microsoft Office. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $54K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $62K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $70K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $75K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Business Operations Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Business Operations Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+21 percent), Washington (+15 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), and Denver (+11 percent). Columbus is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Charlotte and Minneapolis (13 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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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 17%


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 2%

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 239 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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