The average salary for a Lead Business Analyst is AU$120,910 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$90,614 - AU$150,597
AU$91K
AU$120K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$120,910
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AU$0AU$178K
Salary AU$90,614 - AU$150,597
Bonus AU$2,043 - AU$15,370
Profit Sharing AU$1,011
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AU$91,260 - AU$178,762
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

Job Description for Lead Business Analyst

The lead business analyst uses analytic techniques to develop solutions for organizational issues. These analysts identifies metrics that can be used to measure departments' or projects' status and performance. There are a wide range of business issues that the lead business analyst may track. For example, they may ensure an office is within its budget. They may also take expense reports and perform variance analyses to determine if spending is within allowable variations of the budget; if the office is not on track to stay within budget, then the lead analyst will make recommendations on course correction.

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Lead Business Analyst Tasks

  • Document user needs, design decisions and specifications for new and ongoing projects.
  • Coordinate user groups and business experts to collect and communicate relevant data.
  • Interview clients, present designs and manage communication and expectations.
  • Write recommendations and reports to inform decision making and data collection.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Business Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Lead Business Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Business Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$104,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Business Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$130,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Lead Business Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$130,000 based on 34 salaries. A Lead Business Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$128,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$126,978

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Lead Business Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Lead Business Analyst?

Lead Business Analyst in Sydney:
Pros: Work life balance.
Cons: High stress.

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Key Stats for Lead Business Analyst

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Lead Business Analyst Salaries

▲2%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$127,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Lead Business Analyst Salaries

National Average
AU$127,000




Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 81%