Business Operations Analyst Salary

Average Business Operations Analysts in the United States make around $61K per year. Overall incomes of Business Operations Analysts generally bottom out at around $44K and peak near $92K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by the company and tenure. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Business Operations Analysts making up 51 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$44,748 - $91,183
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$61K
$91K
MEDIAN: $60,996
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$17.26 - $35.16
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MEDIAN: $23.81
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$0$94K
Salary $44,748 - $91,183
Bonus $485.64 - $9,847
Profit Sharing $197.27 - $9,899
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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$43,821 - $94,074
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 611
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $17.26 - $35.16
Overtime $21.80 - $58.42
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $485.64 - $9,847
Profit Sharing $197.27 - $9,899
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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$43,821 - $94,074
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Job Description for Business Operations Analyst

Business operations analysts are in charge of conducting extensive, accurate analyses of their organization's existing business operations. Their main duties includes gathering data and developing solutions meet business needs. They write detailed reports based on their recommendations and communicate their findings (in writing and through presentations) to upper management. Business operations analysts perform gap analysis, support data collection, and gather documentation. They also analyze cross-departmental business processes for efficiency.

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Business Operations Analyst Tasks

  • Identify user needs from user requests and develop strategies by which to meet those needs.
  • Critically evaluate information from multiple sources and clearly indicate quality of final analysis.
  • Communicate complex data in comprehensible ways.
  • Determine, implement, and evaluate business metrics to meet ongoing organizational or customer information needs.
  • Analyze and report on complex data to meet customer needs.

Common Career Paths for Business Operations Analyst


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Business Operations Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Business Operations Analyst


Dominating the field, Dish Network Corporation, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Navy Federal Credit Union, CBRE Group, and Hewlett-Packard Company are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Business Operations Analysts. For Business Operations Analysts, comfortable salaries can be found at Cisco Systems Inc; in fact, median earnings sit around $91K, the highest in the area. Also paying near the top of the field are CBRE Group at $75K, The Boeing Company at $71K, and Navy Federal Credit Union, where Business Operations Analysts annually earn $64K.

Also approaching the lower end are U.S. Bank at $47K, Dish Network Corporation at $47K, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) at $48K.

Popular Skills for Business Operations Analyst


Survey takers working as Business Operations Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Project Management, SQL, Supply Chain, and Tableau Software are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 18 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Access. Most people familiar with Data Analysis also know Business Analysis and Process Improvement.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Operations Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Business Operations Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Operations Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 488 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Operations Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Business Operations Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 67 salaries. A Business Operations Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,277

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

Business Operations Analysts will find that San Jose offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 57 percent. Business Operations Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+48 percent), San Francisco (+37 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), and Austin (+23 percent). Trailing the national average by 19 percent, Charlotte is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Denver (16 percent lower) and Dallas (6 percent lower).

Business Operations Analyst Reviews

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

Business Operations Analyst in Huntington Station:
"Business Analyst Summary."
Pros: Can work on your own and with a team. Help get good overview of company and segments. Work flexibility.
Cons: Stressful work load. Mundane and tedious work at times.

Business Operations Analyst in Miami:
"Great place to work."
Pros: The environment/coworkers and work-life balance.
Cons: Commute.

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Key Stats for Business Operations Analyst

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Business Operations Analyst Salaries

▲20%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$62,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Business Operations Analyst Salaries

Strategic Project Management
▲17%

SQL
▲11%

Supply Chain
▲8%

Tableau Software
▲6%

Strategic Planning
▲2%


National Average
$62,000

Data Analysis
▼4%









Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%
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