Senior Business Analyst Salary

A Senior Business Analyst earns an average salary of $80,073 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in IT Consulting is associated with high pay for this job.

$57,713 - $105,724
(Median)
$58K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,072
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$28.03 - $74.50
(Median)
$28
$49
$75
MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,713 - $105,724  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,095  
Profit Sharing
$760 - $8,090  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,067  
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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$59,333 - $116,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 5,714
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$28.03 - $74.50  
   
Overtime
$9.50 - $84.03  
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 - $12,095  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,067  
Profit Sharing
$760 - $8,090  
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).
)
$59,333 - $116,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 501

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Job Description for Senior Business Analyst

Senior business analysts have a variety of responsibilities that can often be very complex depending on a myriad of issues. They are required to do several things that require a great business mind and the ability to comprehend and process a vast amount of information related to the needs of their organization. They need to quickly understand the data challenges of a client’s company and organization, as this is a crucial part of being successful on the job and helping a company thrive. Another key component of a senior business analyst's position includes identifying an organization’s strengths and weaknesses and suggesting areas where they can improve. Furthermore, after suggesting a solution (or solutions) that will assist an organization, they must review and edit specific requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations to ensure their suggestion will be a successful as possible. They also develop functional specifications and system design details for a particular organization, as this requires a great amount of knowledge specific to an organizational need. Senior business analysts often take on much more complex projects than that of an average business analyst, thus making their job that much more difficult and complex. They must perform many other tasks that are related to their job title including assisting in the enforcement of project deadlines and schedules, communicating effectively with personnel, applying project standards, managing resources in accordance with project schedules, and delivering quality services to clients.


Senior Business Analyst Tasks

  • Collect data through interviews, surveys, web search, database search, or other methods.
  • Partner with various teams to identify key information gaps and plan to provide that information.
  • Synthesize and analyze information from various sources to identify trends, opportunities, and dangers.

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Experience Affects Senior Business Analyst Salaries




National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Senior Business Analyst Salaries



Microsoft Visio
up arrow 4%

Business Analysis
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Business Intelligence
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Project Management
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SQL
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Oracle
0%

National Average
$84,000

Financial Analysis
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Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Database Management & Reporting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1201 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 9%