A Lead Business Analyst earns an average salary of $87,913 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Agile Software Development and Process Improvement. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$61,642 - $114,142
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$62K
$88K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,913
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$17.25 - $71.88
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,642 - $114,142  
   
Bonus
$1,934 - $12,450  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,067  
Total Pay (?
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$61,884 - $121,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 338
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.25 - $71.88  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,934 - $12,450  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,067  
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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$61,884 - $121,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Lead Business Analyst

The lead business analyst uses analytic techniques to develop solutions for organizational issues. These analysts identifies metrics that can be used to measure departments' or projects' status and performance. There are a wide range of business issues that the lead business analyst may track. For example, they may ensure an office is within its budget. They may also take expense reports and perform variance analyses to determine if spending is within allowable variations of the budget; if the office is not on track to stay within budget, then the lead analyst will make recommendations on course correction.

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Lead Business Analyst Tasks

  • Interview clients, present designs and manage communication and expectations.
  • Write recommendations and reports to inform decision making and data collection.
  • Document user needs, design decisions and specifications for new and ongoing projects.
  • Coordinate user groups and business experts to collect and communicate relevant data.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $92,109

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Experience Affects Lead Business Analyst Salaries



National Average
$92,000



Skills That Affect Lead Business Analyst Salaries

Agile Software Development
up arrow 13%

Process Improvement
up arrow 11%

Agile
up arrow 3%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 1%

Business Analysis
0%

Project Management
0%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$92,000

SQL
up arrow 5%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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