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SAP Business Analyst Salary

The average SAP Business Analyst in the United States earns approximately $81K per year. 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 and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for SAP Business Analysts is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,614 - $113,418
(Median)
$52K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,683
10%
50%
90%

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$15.40 - $77.55
(Median)
$15
$35
$78
MEDIAN: $34.00
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50%
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
$51,614 - $113,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,732  
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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$51,532 - $122,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 614
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,732  
   
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).
)
$51,532 - $122,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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


Survey results imply that SAP Business Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. 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. Most people experienced in SAP Materials Management also 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.


SAP Business Analysts with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. 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 $90K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $107K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $112K.

Pay Difference by Location


Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for SAP Business Analysts, 17 percent above the national average. SAP Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+11 percent), Dallas (+8 percent), New York (+5 percent), and Atlanta (+1 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Fort Worth is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Detroit (15 percent less) and Houston (8 percent less).

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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 Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
up arrow 4%

SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
up arrow 4%

SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
up arrow 2%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$84,000


SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
up arrow 23%

Master Data Management (SAP MDM)
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
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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