Senior Operations Analyst Salary

Median pay for Senior Operations Analysts in the United States is around $70K annually, but employers in Washington offer the biggest paychecks; average compensation in that city is approximately $119K. Senior Operations Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Richmond (+18 percent), San Francisco (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Dallas (+10 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$45,752 - $97,207
(Median)
$46K
$70K
$97K
MEDIAN: $69,582
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$16.13 - $34.76
(Median)
$16
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,752 - $97,207  
   
Bonus
$1,027 - $10,901  
Profit Sharing
$705 - $11,026  
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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$43,314 - $100,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 523
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.13 - $34.76  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $51.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,027 - $10,901  
   
Profit Sharing
$705 - $11,026  
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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$43,314 - $100,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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


The biggest paychecks can be found at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) — the median salary there is $48K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $35K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $72K.

Popular Skills for Senior Operations Analyst


Senior Operations Analysts report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, Operations Management, Business Analysis, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Research Analysis also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Operations Analyst

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


For many Senior Operations Analysts, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $64K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $74K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Operations Analysts make a median salary of $76K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $88K.

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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




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Senior Operations Analyst Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%


Business Analysis
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Project Management
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 6%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 10%

Process Improvement
up arrow 12%

Research Analysis
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Customer Service
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 7%
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