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Senior Operations Analyst Salary

Senior Operations Analysts in the United States earn an average of $69K per year; salaries are particularly strong in Washington, where workers earn around $119K. Senior Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Richmond (+20 percent), San Francisco (+12 percent), Dallas (+9 percent), and Boston (+7 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,530 - $97,516
(Median)
$45K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $69,212
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90%

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$16.08 - $33.91
(Median)
$16
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,530 - $97,516  
   
Bonus
$1,004 - $12,011  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $11,100  
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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$42,749 - $101,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 447
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.08 - $33.91  
   
Overtime
$22.33 - $46.87  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,004 - $12,011  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $11,100  
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).
)
$42,749 - $101,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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 $34K to just $59K, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $47K.

Popular Skills for Senior Operations Analyst


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Business Analysis, Operations Management, Project Management, 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 Microsoft SQL Server also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Operations Analyst

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


For Senior Operations Analysts, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $62K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $74K on average. Senior Operations Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $75K. As Senior Operations Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $91K.

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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



Project Management
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 9%

Process Improvement
up arrow 13%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 23%

Customer Service
up arrow 26%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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