Senior Operations Analyst Salary

The average Senior Operations Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $69K annually. With some bonuses approaching $13K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Senior Operations Analysts spread between $44K and $98K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and experience level are driving factors as well. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision insurance. Most Senior Operations Analysts are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$47,361 - $94,002
$47K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $68,871
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50%
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$17.31 - $30.15
$17
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,361 - $94,002  
   
Bonus
$998 - $13,010  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,918  
Total Pay (?
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$44,396 - $98,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 432
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.31 - $30.15  
   
Overtime
$26.17 - $53.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$998 - $13,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,918  
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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$44,396 - $98,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Operations Analyst


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Senior Operations Analysts include Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Merrill Lynch & Co Inc, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), and American Airlines. Those at American Airlines can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $82K.

Popular Skills for Senior Operations Analyst


Senior Operations Analysts report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Tableau Software, Operations Management, Business Analysis, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft SQL Server and Research Analysis also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Operations Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Operations Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Operations Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 274 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Operations Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Senior Operations Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 101 salaries. A Senior Operations Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,237

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

For those looking to make money, Senior Operations Analysts in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Senior Operations Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+28 percent), New York (+17 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Los Angeles (+16 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Senior Operations Analyst's salary, with Columbus Senior Operations Analysts earning salaries that are 34 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Jacksonville and Indianapolis (33 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Senior Operations Analyst Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Senior Operations Analyst

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Operations Analyst Salaries

▲30%

▲14%

▲6%

National Average
$69,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Senior Operations Analyst Salaries

Tableau Software
▲5%



SQL
▲2%



Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$69,000





Microsoft Office
▼4%

Research Analysis
▼10%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼11%

Customer Service
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 6%