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Senior Operations Analyst Salary

Senior Operations Analysts earn around $69K annually on average in the United States, but employers pay the most in Washington, offering approximately $119K at the median. Senior Operations Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Richmond (+20 percent), San Francisco (+15 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,064 - $97,583
(Median)
$45K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $68,712
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$15.93 - $34.33
(Median)
$16
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,064 - $97,583  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $11,782  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $11,174  
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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$43,002 - $101,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 476
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.93 - $34.33  
   
Overtime
$21.79 - $49.97  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,021 - $11,782  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $11,174  
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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$43,002 - $101,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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 Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $47K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $34K to $69K.

Popular Skills for Senior Operations Analyst


Senior Operations Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Business Analysis, SQL, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 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. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know 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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $74K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $62K. On average, Senior Operations Analysts make $76K following one to two decades on the job. 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
$70,000


Skills That Affect Senior Operations Analyst Salaries



Project Management
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 8%

Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Process Improvement
up arrow 12%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 22%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 25%

Customer Service
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 8%
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