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SAP Business Analyst Salary

The average SAP Business Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $82K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $14K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to SAP Business Analysts can bottom out near $51K or peak near $123K depending on individual performance. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male SAP Business Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most SAP Business Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$51,720 - $113,580
(Median)
$52K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,730
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$15.14 - $76.60
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$15
$35
$77
MEDIAN: $34.00
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Salary
$51,720 - $113,580  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,177  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $8,170  
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$51,088 - $122,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 616
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Hourly Rate
$15.14 - $76.60  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $59.61  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,177  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $8,170  
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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$51,088 - $122,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for SAP Business Analyst

A SAP business analyst holds a highly specialized information technology (IT) job. These employees are not only highly trained and certified in the many modules of SAP software, but they also have a deep understanding of the company's inner workings and the industry in which that company operates.

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SAP Business Analyst Tasks

  • Test and document progress towards implementation for a variety of operational tasks.
  • Document specifications and feasibility of programs, upgrades, and processes.
  • Develop and configure SAP requirements and modules.
  • Support and troubleshoot end user training, access, and use of systems.

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Popular Skills for SAP Business Analyst


SAP Business Analysts report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SAP ABAP, SAP Supplier Relationship Management, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, and SAP Production Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 18 percent. Those listing SAP Human Resources as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Master Data Management and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know SAP Materials Management are also skilled in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), SAP Production Planning (SAP PP), and SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO).

Pay by Experience Level for SAP Business Analyst

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of SAP Business Analysts. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $67K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $90K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $107K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $109K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for SAP Business Analysts, 16 percent above the national average. SAP Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+8 percent) and New York (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in Fort Worth. Workers in Detroit and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (16 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects SAP Business Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect SAP Business Analyst Salaries

SAP ABAP
up arrow 18%

SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
up arrow 10%



SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
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SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
0%

National Average
$85,000


Master Data Management (SAP MDM)
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SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%