Average Philadelphia Senior Business Analysts make around $82K annually. Though the majority of Senior Business Analysts in Philadelphia, Pa. do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Senior Business Analysts in Philadelphia (56 percent) who responded to the survey. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$59,139 - $123,784
MEDIAN: $81,799

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
741,270 (47.3%)
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Business Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Senior Business Analysts in Philadelphia with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $72K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $86K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $107K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $129K.

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Experience Affects Senior Business Analyst Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Business Analyst Salaries

IT Consulting
up arrow 19%

Agile Software Development
up arrow 14%

Process Improvement
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 6%

Business Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Business Intelligence

National Average

Microsoft Office
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Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
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Database Management & Reporting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


44 %
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 2%