Median pay for SAP Business Analysts in the United States is around $78K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to SAP Business Analysts can bottom out near $54K or peak near $118K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for SAP Business Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,082 - $112,779
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$52K
$78K
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MEDIAN: $77,698
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$19.73 - $69.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,082 - $112,779  
   
Bonus
$2,013 - $12,325  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,831  
Total Pay (?
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$53,745 - $117,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $69.53  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,013 - $12,325  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,831  
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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$53,745 - $117,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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 Supplier Relationship Management, SAP Plant Maintenance, SAP Quality Management, and SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 16 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include SAP Human Resources, Master Data Management, and SAP Production Planning. It is often found that people who know SAP Materials Management are 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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $69K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $88K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $105K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $117K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,537

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

For SAP Business Analysts, Austin provides a pay rate that is 36 percent greater than the national average. SAP Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+30 percent), Raleigh (+16 percent), Denver (+15 percent), and Houston (+15 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Fort Worth, 13 percent below the national average. Charlotte and Detroit are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively.

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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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Experience Affects SAP Business Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect SAP Business Analyst Salaries

SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
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SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
up arrow 9%

SAP Quality Management (SAP QM)
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SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
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SAP ABAP
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SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
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National Average
$81,000

Business Analysis
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Project Management
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SAP Human Resources (SAP HR)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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