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Senior Operations Analyst Salary

The median pay for Senior Operations Analysts comes out to approximately $67K annually in the United States, but employers in Washington offer the most; the average salary in that city is around $119K. Senior Operations Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Richmond (+23 percent), Tampa (+9 percent), Dallas (+9 percent), and New York (+7 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$44,659 - $95,619
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$45K
$67K
$96K
MEDIAN: $66,985
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$15.98 - $34.36
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$16
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,659 - $95,619  
   
Bonus
$967 - $12,516  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $11,435  
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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$42,250 - $98,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.98 - $34.36  
   
Overtime
$21.44 - $48.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$967 - $12,516  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $11,435  
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).
)
$42,250 - $98,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Senior Operations Analyst

The senior operations analyst role serves as a subject matter expert to help their organization make business decisions for the long-term success and growth of their organization. They use best practice models for procurement, planning, production, and material management techniques and processes. This position supports SAP and related software and requires expert knowledge of SAP reporting capabilities. Individuals in this role develops process documentation for processes and procedures, and they prepare and execute test plans for new functionality. Additionally, senior operations analysts publish communications related to the deployment of new functionalities and translate user requirements into user requests and program specifications. They work with programmers to ensure compliance with program specifications and develop training plans for end users.

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Senior Operations Analyst Tasks

  • Develop and test new tools, reports and technologies.
  • Work with existing software and programs to capture, validate, contextualize and share findings.
  • Write reports and presentations to guide operational decisions periodically and on the fly.
  • Ensure daily data capture allows for metrics analysis and operations coordination.
  • Troubleshoot, resolve and document problems.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Operations Analyst


Although salaries only range from $35K to just $54K, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $47K.

Popular Skills for Senior Operations Analyst


Senior Operations Analysts report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Business Analysis, SQL, and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 8 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft SQL Server and Process Improvement also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Data Analysis also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Operations Analyst

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Senior Operations Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $61K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $72K. Senior Operations Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $75K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $86K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Senior Operations Analyst Reviews

What is it like working as a Senior Operations Analyst?

Senior Operations Analyst in Phoenix:
"Business Operations Consultant."
Pros: Helping my company as well as our physician partner/businesses grow their membership and increase revenue and profits.
Cons: The pay is below market value due to being promoted as an internal employee based on current salary versus being hired as an external employee at current market value.

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Experience Affects Senior Operations Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%



National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Senior Operations Analyst Salaries

Business Analysis
up arrow 24%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Research Analysis
up arrow 6%


Project Management
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$69,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 6%

Process Improvement
up arrow 10%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 8%