C$79,909
Avg. Salary
C$64.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$6,217

Profit Sharing

C$1,977

The average pay for a Senior Business Analyst is C$64.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Business Analyst is C$79,909 per year.

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MEDIAN $64
$61k
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MEDIAN $79,909
C$60,615 - C$99,577
C$61K
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MEDIAN: C$79,909
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90%
C$33.82 - C$89.85
C$34
C$64
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MEDIAN: C$64.49
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C$0C$119K
Salary C$60,615 - C$99,577
Bonus C$2,007 - C$12,221
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,859
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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C$62,762 - C$119,958
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,163
Hourly Data C$0C$89
Hourly Rate C$33.82 - C$89.85
Overtime C$17.49 - C$72.68
Annual Data C$0C$119K
Bonus C$2,007 - C$12,221
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,859
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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C$62,762 - C$119,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 161

Job Description for Senior Business Analyst

Senior business analysts have a variety of responsibilities that can often be very complex depending on a myriad of issues. They are required to do several things that require a great business mind and the ability to comprehend and process a vast amount of information related to the needs of their organization. They need to quickly understand the data challenges of a client’s company and organization, as this is a crucial part of being successful on the job and helping a company thrive. Another key component of a senior business analyst's position includes identifying an organization’s strengths and weaknesses and suggesting areas where they can improve. Furthermore, after suggesting a solution (or solutions) that will assist an organization, they must review and edit specific requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations to ensure their suggestion will be a successful as possible. They also develop functional specifications and system design details for a particular organization, as this requires a great amount of knowledge specific to an organizational need. Senior business analysts often take on much more complex projects than that of an average business analyst, thus making their job that much more difficult and complex. They must perform many other tasks that are related to their job title including assisting in the enforcement of project deadlines and schedules, communicating effectively with personnel, applying project standards, managing resources in accordance with project schedules, and delivering quality services to clients. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Senior Business Analyst Tasks

  • Synthesize and analyze information from various sources to identify trends, opportunities, and dangers.
  • Partner with various teams to identify key information gaps and plan to provide that information.
  • Collect data through interviews, surveys, web search, database search, or other methods.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Business Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Business Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Business Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 C$83,000 based on 326 salaries. An experienced Senior Business Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$89,000 based on 317 salaries. A Senior 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 C$92,000 based on 94 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

27%

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9%

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-16%

National Average: C$84,624

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

Senior Business Analyst Reviews

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

Senior Business Analyst in Toronto:
Pros: Very good, challenging but but a level chronyism still exists.
Cons: Certain jobs are still earmarked for certain people.

Senior Business Analyst in Kitchener:
"Get certified CBPA, PMI, Six Sigma, Agile."
Get certified CBPA, PMI, Six Sigma, Agile.

Senior Business Analyst in Vancouver:
"Provision Of Opportunities For Learning And Development."
To have a proven ability to deliver at all levels and ability to manage change for healthcare projects, involving the latest technologies and key business areas, by identifying innovative solutions to hidden problems and issues and processes re-engineering and a team player.

Senior Business Analyst in Calgary:
"Go Contract"
Get out of tech support [or whatever IT work you're doing] as early as possible, incorporate and become a contractor. You'll make more money and learn much more about being a BA by taking on a larger variety of roles at different companies.

Senior Business Analyst in Montreal:
"I learn something new everyday!"
Take everything you've ever learned about business to each new project and be prepared to learn something new!

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Key Stats for Senior Business Analyst

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Senior Business Analyst Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
C$85,000

▼2%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Senior Business Analyst Salaries



Process Improvement
▼0%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

National Average
C$85,000


Business Intelligence
▼1%




SQL
▼3%




▼6%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 16%