SAP Business Analyst Salary

SAP Business Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $81K per year. Total cash compensation to SAP Business Analysts approaches anywhere from $52K on the lower end to $121K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $14K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male SAP Business Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$51,516 - $114,243
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$52K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,919
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$17.03 - $75.71
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$35
$76
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,516 - $114,243  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,259  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$51,743 - $121,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.03 - $75.71  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $63.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,259  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$51,743 - $121,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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 respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in SAP Supplier Relationship Management, SAP ABAP, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, and SAP Production Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 12 percent. Those listing SAP Human Resources and Master Data Management as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. The majority of those who know SAP Materials Management also know SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and SAP Production Planning (SAP PP).

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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $67K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $89K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $107K. SAP Business Analysts with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $114K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,536

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

Surpassing the national average by 24 percent, SAP Business Analysts in Austin receive some of the highest pay in the country. SAP Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+13 percent), Raleigh (+12 percent), Chicago (+8 percent), and Atlanta (+4 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Fort Worth. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Detroit and 7 percent less in Houston, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects SAP Business Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect SAP Business Analyst Salaries

SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
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SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
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SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
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National Average
$84,000

SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
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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 92 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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