SAP Business Analyst Salary

The average SAP Business Analyst in the United States earns approximately $80K per year. In the world of SAP Business Analysts, overall income ranges from $52K near the bottom to $122K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Most SAP Business Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$51,890 - $113,103

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$16.21 - $75.71

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,890 - $113,103  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,776  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,603  
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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$51,601 - $121,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 602
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.21 - $75.71  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $61.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,776  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,603  
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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$51,601 - $121,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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 Production Planning, and SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 16 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. Those familiar with SAP Materials Management also tend to know 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 for the relatively untried average out to around $66K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $89K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $107K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $112K.

Pay Difference by Location


Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for SAP Business Analysts, 18 percent higher than the national average. SAP Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+12 percent) and Dallas (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Fort Worth. 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
up arrow 16%

SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
up arrow 12%



SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
up arrow 5%

SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
up arrow 2%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
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National Average
$83,000


Master Data Management (SAP MDM)
up arrow 22%

SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
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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