SAP Business Analyst Salary

Median pay for SAP Business Analysts in the United States is around $78K per year. Cash earnings for SAP Business Analysts — which occasionally include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $52K to approximately $119K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most SAP Business Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The majority of SAP Business Analysts (68 percent) survey respondents are male. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$52,256 - $114,643
$52K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,953
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$19.63 - $64.11
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$64
MEDIAN: $29.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,256 - $114,643  
   
Bonus
$2,026 - $14,478  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,745  
Total Pay (?
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$52,443 - $119,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 329
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.63 - $64.11  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,026 - $14,478  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,745  
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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$52,443 - $119,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in SAP Supplier Relationship Management, SAP Plant Maintenance, SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, and SAP Quality Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 15 percent. Those listing SAP Human Resources as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Master Data Management and Project Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in SAP Materials Management are similarly competent 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

Pay by Experience for a SAP Business Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level SAP Business Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 178 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A SAP Business Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 143 salaries. An experienced SAP Business Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 100 salaries. A SAP Business Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,014

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

Home to some of the best pay for SAP Business Analysts, Minneapolis offers exceptional salaries, 28 percent above the national average. SAP Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+22 percent), Austin (+17 percent), Raleigh (+16 percent), and Boston (+3 percent). Fort Worth is the lowest-paying area, 14 percent south of the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Auburn Hills (7 percent lower) and Chicago (4 percent lower).

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
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects SAP Business Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

▲31%

▲10%

National Average
$81,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect SAP Business Analyst Salaries

SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
▲15%

SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
▲8%



SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
▲5%

SAP ABAP
▼0%

National Average
$81,000







SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%