The average Senior Operations Analyst in the United States earns approximately $70K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $13K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to Senior Operations Analysts can bottom out near $45K or peak near $99K depending on individual performance. While the company and years of experience impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and a large number get vision plans, too. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Senior Operations Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,754 - $95,702
$48K
$70K
$96K
MEDIAN: $69,572
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$17.31 - $31.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$47,754 - $95,702  
   
Bonus
$998 - $12,628  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,830  
Total Pay (?
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$45,037 - $99,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.31 - $31.51  
   
Overtime
$26.30 - $53.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$998 - $12,628  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$45,037 - $99,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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


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. American Airlines offers the largest salaries in town — $82K on average.

Popular Skills for Senior Operations Analyst


Senior Operations Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Tableau Software, Project Management, and Business Analysis 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. 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.


Senior Operations Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $64K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $75K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Senior Operations Analysts see a median salary of $79K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $89K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,202

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

For Senior Operations Analysts, Washington provides a pay rate that is 39 percent greater than the national average. Senior Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+25 percent), Houston (+17 percent), Dallas (+16 percent), and New York (+16 percent). Senior Operations Analysts in Jacksonville report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 34 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Workers in Columbus and Indianapolis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (33 percent less and 16 percent less, 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 70 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Operations Analyst Salaries




National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Senior Operations Analyst Salaries



Tableau Software
up arrow 3%


Data Analysis
0%

Database Management & Reporting
0%

SQL
0%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$70,000



Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%

Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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