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Lead Business Analyst Salary (United States)

A Lead Business Analyst earns an average salary of $85,824 per year.
Lead Business Analyst Salary (?
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$62,222 - $112,777
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $85,823
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Lead Business Analyst Salary (?
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$12.08 - $54.63
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,222 - $112,777  
   
Bonus
$970 - $13,290  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $12,605  
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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$62,000 - $118,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $54.63  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$970 - $13,290  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $12,605  
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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$62,000 - $118,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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 by Experience Level for Lead Business Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
up arrow 17%
Chicago
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Atlanta
up arrow 8%
Columbus
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Dallas
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National Average
$91,000
Cincinnati
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Boston
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Denver
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Tampa
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Experience Affects Lead Business Analyst Salaries

National Average
$91,000

Skills That Affect Lead Business Analyst Salaries

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 4%
Project Management
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Business Analysis
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National Average
$91,000
Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%
Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%