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SAP Business Analyst Salary

Average SAP Business Analysts in the United States make around $80K annually. With some bonuses approaching $15K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of SAP Business Analysts spread between $52K and $122K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for SAP Business Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,652 - $113,439
(Median)
$52K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,493
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90%

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$15.40 - $77.55
(Median)
$15
$35
$78
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,652 - $113,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,809  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,139  
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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$51,516 - $122,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 613
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.40 - $77.55  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $58.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,809  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,139  
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).
)
$51,516 - $122,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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 seem to exploit a large range 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 18 percent. Those listing Master Data Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. SAP Human Resources and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in SAP Materials Management are, more often than not, 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $66K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $90K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $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


With a pay rate for SAP Business Analysts that is 17 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. SAP Business Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+11 percent), Dallas (+6 percent), New York (+2 percent), and Atlanta (+1 percent). The lowest-paying market is Fort Worth, which sits 17 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Detroit and Houston (15 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects SAP Business Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%



National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect SAP Business Analyst Salaries

SAP ABAP
up arrow 18%

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



SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
up arrow 5%

SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
up arrow 4%

SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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National Average
$84,000


SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
up arrow 23%

Master Data Management (SAP MDM)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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