Business Operations Analyst Salary

Pay for Business Operations Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $60K per year. Overall incomes of Business Operations Analysts generally bottom out at around $43K and peak near $92K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but the company and experience level are influential factors as well. Men working as Business Operations Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$44,284 - $87,969
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$60K
$88K
MEDIAN: $59,561
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$16.68 - $35.79
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MEDIAN: $21.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,284 - $87,969  
   
Bonus
$511 - $9,629  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
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$43,118 - $91,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 580
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$16.68 - $35.79  
   
Overtime
$22.16 - $58.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$511 - $9,629  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $9,933  
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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$43,118 - $91,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Business Operations Analyst


Dominating the field, Dish Network Corporation, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Navy Federal Credit Union, CBRE Group, and Hewlett-Packard Company are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Business Operations Analysts. The biggest paychecks can be found at Cisco Systems Inc — the median salary there is $91K. Also paying near the top of the field are CBRE Group at $75K, The Boeing Company at $71K, and Navy Federal Credit Union, where Business Operations Analysts annually earn $64K.

U.S. Bank, Dish Network Corporation, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $47K, $47K, and $48K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Business Operations Analyst


Survey takers working as Business Operations Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Strategic Project Management, SQL, and Supply Chain are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 15 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Access. Most people experienced in 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: $60,054

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

For Business Operations Analysts, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 62 percent above the national average. Business Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+52 percent), San Francisco (+41 percent), Seattle (+30 percent), and Austin (+27 percent). Charlotte ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (14 percent lower) and Dallas (4 percent lower).

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.

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Key Stats for Business Operations Analyst

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 102 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Business Operations Analyst Salaries

▲25%

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$60,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Business Operations Analyst Salaries

Strategic Project Management
▲22%

SQL
▲15%

Supply Chain
▲12%

Tableau Software
▲10%

Strategic Planning
▲6%


Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$60,000









Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%