SAP Business Analyst Salary

SAP Business Analysts in the United States take home an average $80K annually. Total cash compensation to SAP Business Analysts approaches anywhere from $51K on the lower end to $122K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $15K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage.

$51,739 - $113,256
(Median)
$52K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,230
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$16.31 - $77.83
(Median)
$16
$35
$78
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,739 - $113,256  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,753  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
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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$51,449 - $121,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 602
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.31 - $77.83  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $61.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,753  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
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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$51,449 - $121,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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


Survey results imply that SAP Business Analysts deploy a deep pool 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 10 percent and 17 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. For most people, competency in SAP Materials Management indicates knowledge of 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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of SAP Business Analysts. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $66K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $90K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $107K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $112K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


For SAP Business Analysts, busy Chicago offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. SAP Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+12 percent) and Dallas (+6 percent). Trailing the national average by 16 percent, Fort Worth is the market with the smallest paychecks. Detroit and Houston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects SAP Business Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect SAP Business Analyst Salaries

SAP ABAP
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SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
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SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
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SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
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National Average
$83,000


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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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