Senior Operations Analyst Salary

Senior Operations Analysts earn around $70K per year on average in the United States, but employers pay the most in Washington, offering approximately $119K at the median. Senior Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Richmond (+18 percent), San Francisco (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$45,988 - $97,634

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$16.10 - $34.26

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,988 - $97,634  
   
Bonus
$1,017 - $11,166  
Profit Sharing
$715 - $10,864  
Total Pay (?
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$43,454 - $100,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 535
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.10 - $34.26  
   
Overtime
$22.98 - $52.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,017 - $11,166  
   
Profit Sharing
$715 - $10,864  
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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$43,454 - $100,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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


Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $49K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $37K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $72K.

Popular Skills for Senior Operations Analyst


Survey takers working as Senior Operations Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, Operations Management, Business Analysis, and Project Management 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. Research Analysis and Process Improvement also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed 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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $64K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $74K. Senior Operations Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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 $90K.

Pay Difference by Location

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%

Project Management
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SQL
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Access
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Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Process Improvement
up arrow 12%

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
30%
10-19 years
23%
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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