$91,220
Avg. Salary
$50.24
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$6,736

Profit Sharing

$3,515

The average pay for a Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) is $50.24 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) is $91,220 per year.

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$28.31 - $75.54
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$0$131K
Salary $67,780 - $122,175
Bonus $1,015 - $15,118
Profit Sharing $309 - $10,128
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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$68,679 - $131,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,972
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $28.31 - $75.54
Overtime $34.62 - $71.71
Annual Data $0$131K
Bonus $1,015 - $15,118
Profit Sharing $309 - $10,128
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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$68,679 - $131,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 210

Job Description for Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)

  • Create project plans for information technology development and testing.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.
  • Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects.
  • Identify business or customer requirements and information technology alternatives.

Common Career Paths for Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)


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While Senior Business Analysts do not often become Senior Product Managers of Software, the job pays $122K per year on average. Going from Senior Business Analyst to Information Technology Project Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, and the average paycheck for Information Technology Project Managers is $86K. Many others choose to work as IT Senior Project Managers, where pay is typically $112K.

Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)


Senior Business Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Process Improvement, Oracle, Data Analysis, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Access. The majority of those who know Business Analysis also know Project Management and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 212 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 430 salaries. An experienced Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 522 salaries. A Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 225 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,080

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

Senior Business Analysts will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 24 percent. Senior Business Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent), Houston (+7 percent), Chicago (+6 percent), and Denver (+6 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Senior Business Analysts in Indianapolis earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Plano and Charlotte (17 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)?

Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) in Baltimore:
"Nice Place to Work."
Pros: The variety and mix of people from all cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities. All the culture of the city and the life that you can have living in Baltimore, plenty to do culturally. Great Universities and learning capabilities.
Cons: Traffic...did I say Traffic...oh and by the way Traffic.

Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) in Mebane:
"Sr. JDE Business Analyst."
Keep yourself updated and up to the mark!!!

Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) in Los Angeles:
"Keep Looking."
You love what you do, now find the company that loves what you do.

Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) in Raleigh:
"Work hard."
Work hard and ignore the drama.

Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) in Eagan:
"Ambiguity Is Pervasive."
Projects are rarely static. Consequently, flexibility and adaptability are key characteristics of a successful Sr. Business Analyst.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 356 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$95,000

▼5%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Sr. Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) Salaries


National Average
$95,000

▼1%


Requirements Analysis
▼2%



Software Development Lifecycle
▼3%

SQL
▼3%

▼3%







Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 356 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 11%