SAP Business Analyst Salary

An average SAP Business Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $79K annually. Total cash earnings of SAP Business Analysts range from $53K on the low end to $119K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $14K and $12K, respectively. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for SAP Business Analysts is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,803 - $114,330
$52K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,608
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$19.73 - $64.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,803 - $114,330  
   
Bonus
$2,043 - $14,486  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,635  
Total Pay (?
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$52,661 - $119,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 346
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $64.56  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,043 - $14,486  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,635  
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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$52,661 - $119,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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

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

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Popular Skills for SAP Business Analyst


SAP Business Analysts report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SAP Supplier Relationship Management, SAP Plant Maintenance, SAP Sales and Distribution, and SAP Quality Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 14 percent. Those listing SAP Human Resources as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Master Data Management and SAP Production Planning also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in SAP Materials Management tend to be well versed 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.


For many SAP Business Analysts, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $72K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $89K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $107K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $118K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,845

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

For SAP Business Analysts, working in the bustling city of Minneapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. SAP Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+16 percent), Raleigh (+15 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+11 percent). Fort Worth is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Detroit (15 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

SAP Business Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a SAP Business Analyst?

SAP Business Analyst in Boston:
"Worth learning."
Pros: No one likes it but everyone needs it, so if you take the time to understand the system it will pay dividends.
Cons: It is a very complex system that can be extremely hard to learn due to the multiple versions and products offer.

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Key Stats for SAP Business Analyst

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects SAP Business Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

▲31%

▲9%

National Average
$82,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect SAP Business Analyst Salaries

SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
▲14%

SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
▲7%


SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
▲4%



National Average
$82,000


▼4%


Project Management
▼5%



SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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