Senior Operations Analyst Salary

Senior Operations Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $67K annually. Total cash compensation for Senior Operations Analysts runs from $45K to $97K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $14K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by the specific employer and tenure. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Senior Operations Analysts making up 55 percent of survey respondents. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,519 - $91,396
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MEDIAN: $67,482
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$0$97K
Salary $47,519 - $91,396
Bonus $997 - $13,901
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,960
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$44,507 - $97,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 388
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $16.99 - $29.61
Overtime $25.98 - $49.66
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $997 - $13,901
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,960
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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$44,507 - $97,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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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


Known for taking on a considerable number of Senior Operations Analysts, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Merrill Lynch & Co Inc, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), and American Airlines are leading firms in the industry. The biggest paychecks can be found at American Airlines — the median salary there is $82K.

Popular Skills for Senior Operations Analyst


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Tableau Software, Operations Management, Business Analysis, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service, Microsoft SQL Server, and Research Analysis. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed 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: $67,985

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

For Senior Operations Analysts, Washington provides a pay rate that is 37 percent greater than the national average. Senior Operations Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+30 percent), New York (+19 percent), Houston (+19 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent). The lowest-paying market is Columbus, which sits 32 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Jacksonville (32 percent lower) and Indianapolis (14 percent lower).

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
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Senior Operations Analyst Salaries

▲32%

▲16%

▲8%

National Average
$68,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Operations Analyst Salaries

Tableau Software
▲7%



SQL
▲4%



Data Analysis
▲2%



National Average
$68,000



Microsoft Office
▼2%

Research Analysis
▼9%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼10%

Customer Service
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 7%
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