Business Operations Analyst Salary

Earnings for Business Operations Analysts in the United States come in at around $61K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Business Operations Analysts runs from $44K to $92K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $9K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and tenure. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Business Operations Analysts. Men make up a slight majority of Business Operations Analysts (50 percent) who responded to the survey. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,779 - $89,026
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$61K
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MEDIAN: $60,719
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$17.11 - $35.01
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$0$91K
Salary $44,779 - $89,026
Bonus $509 - $9,683
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $9,000
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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$43,608 - $91,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 606
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $17.11 - $35.01
Overtime $21.39 - $56.50
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $509 - $9,683
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $9,000
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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$43,608 - $91,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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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.

Business Operations Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Business Operations Analyst


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Business Operations Analysts include Dish Network Corporation, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Navy Federal Credit Union, CBRE Group, and Hewlett-Packard Company. The biggest paychecks can be found at Cisco Systems Inc — the median salary there is $91K. Other big spenders include CBRE Group, The Boeing Company, and Navy Federal Credit Union, top-paying firms where Business Operations Analysts see paychecks nearing $75K, $71K, or $64K.

U.S. Bank, Dish Network Corporation and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $47K, $47K, and $48K.

Popular Skills for Business Operations Analyst


Survey takers working as Business Operations Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Project Management, SQL, Supply Chain, and Tableau Software are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 18 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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

Pay by Experience for a Business Operations Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Operations Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 488 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Operations Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Business Operations Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 67 salaries. A Business Operations Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,874

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

Surpassing the national average by 57 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 Washington (+48 percent), San Francisco (+37 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), and Austin (+23 percent). Charlotte is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. Employers in Denver and Dallas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (16 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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.

Business Operations Analyst in Miami:
"Great place to work."
Pros: The environment/coworkers and work-life balance.
Cons: Commute.

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Key Stats for Business Operations Analyst

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Business Operations Analyst Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$62,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Business Operations Analyst Salaries

Strategic Project Management
▲18%

SQL
▲12%

Supply Chain
▲8%

Tableau Software
▲7%

Strategic Planning
▲3%


National Average
$62,000

Data Analysis
▼3%









Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%
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