Business Analyst Jobs

Business Analyst Jobs Overview


Business analysts are sometimes referred to as management analysts, business continuity planners or business operations specialists. A business analyst identifies and analyzes an organization's business processes for the purposes of building a software application or platform, improving productivity, minimizing risk or waste, or developing a new product or service line. Business analysts must interface with several departments and job titles to glean information about how a process operates, and analysts are often involved in high-level discussions with company owners, clients, upper management and other important stakeholders. Similar analyst jobs include positions such as Commercial Analysts.

Daily tasks of a business analyst might include:
  • Attending client and stakeholder meetings
  • Presenting process documentation
  • Creating case and process diagrams
  • Coordinating projects
  • Interviewing business associates
  • Writing documents

Business Analyst Education Requirements


The minimum educational requirement for a business analyst position is a four-year degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. However, many business analysts also hold professional certifications, such as the CMC, CBAP or PMP. A master's degree may be a prerequisite for some analyst positions. The position of business analyst is a fertile training ground for future project managers and others with management aspirations.

Business Analyst Jobs Outlook


The general outlook for jobs in business analysis is bright. Business analysts and management consultants can expect to see a 19 percent rate of growth through the year 2020, a higher rate of growth than most other jobs. The demand for business analysts is driven by companies and organizations desiring to control costs of production and waste. Analysts assist companies in finding ways to improve efficiency on the production line and control costs by reducing waste and mediating risks.

Business Analyst Salary


Statistics show that the median income for business analysts in the United States is $61,000; salaries can range from approximately $45,000 to $85,000. The highest-paying business analyst positions can generally be found in the Information Technology, health care and financial industries.
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We are hiring for the following JDEdwards E1 Perm Positions: These positions require travel but you do NOT have to relocate: Functional Positions require the candidate to be at external client sites 3-4 days per week. Travel component is approximately 70% on the JDE Functional Consultant positions and 30% on the dcLink Consultant positions. 4 day work week Base and Bonus along with full benefits!...
We are hiring for the following JDEdwards E1 Perm Positions: These positions require travel but you do NOT have to relocate: Functional Positions require the candidate to be at external client sites 3-4 days per week. Travel component is approximately 70% on the JDE Functional Consultant positions and 30% on the dcLink Consultant positions. 4 day work week Base and Bonus along with full benefits!...
Tom Middleton, Senior Manager with Parker + Lynch in Phoenix, Arizona is recruiting for a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst. Qualified candidates can apply to this job board or confidentially email me their resume ***** – no phone calls please. The Business Intelligence Analyst will be an integral member of the BI team in our client’s IT group. In this position you will...
A Business Analyst job is currently available in Columbia, MD, courtesy of Accounting Principals. If you have at least one to three years of experience, this contract position could be a great match for you. The Business Analyst will work closely with project managers, software developers, and inter-department staff to lead and develop deliverables across all phases of projects and programs. The i...
We have a direct hire job opportunity for a Business Analyst CSR Manager job in City of Industry, California. In this role you will be focused on supply chain planning, forecasting, and replenishment. This position will also play a key role in client delivery through extensive client analytics and forecasting. Job Responsibilities include: -Extensive large data set analysis utilizing MS Excel/ AS4...
Position Duties: The IT Senior Business Analyst, as a member of the application delivery team, will be responsible for understanding all aspects of the future solution for scheduling and timekeeping at various sites, with focus on one more functional or technical work streams and developing competency in the domain/technology pertaining to solution. Tasks & Responsibilities: Understand current sta...
Business Facing Sr. Analyst – Record to Report-WD30007550 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and...
QSI Inc. /NextGen Healthcare builds software that improves patient care and reduces healthcare costs. Now we’re bringing the best of the cloud, social media, and mobile to healthcare. Come build the future with us!. Please visit our website at: www.nextgen.com The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for defining the NextGen EHR content requirements which includes identifying functionality, dev...
Come join the hardest working, not-for-profit health plan in California and help deliver our mission to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at an affordable price. Blue Shield of California was founded in 1939 by a group of physicians who believed that everyone should be able to afford a visit to their doctor. More than 70 years later, Blue Shield now serves 3.3 million...
Sr. Business Systems Analyst The Evolvers Group Flower Mound, TX (Master's with 3 yrs exp or Bachelor's with 5 yrs exp; Major: CS, Engg, Math or equiv.; Other suitable qualifications acceptable) – Flower Mound, TX. Job entails working with and requires experience including: DB2, Sybase, Oracle, SQL, VBA, R (Statistical language) & C+, PERL, Shell Script and Matlab. Relocation and travel to unantic...
KU OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND PLANNING seeks 0.5 to full time Research/Business Analyst Salary commensurate with experience. Apply at: http://employment.ku.edu/staff/1157BR Review of applications begins 7-21. KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran st...
Analyst, IT Business AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE Analyst, IT Business Service Center Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. $4,254-$5,317/Monthly Job# 1407006...
County of Monterey Auditor-Controller Enterprise Resource Planning Business Analyst $6,159 - $8,407 monthly Priority screening date: Monday, August 4, 2014 Please visit our website at www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel EOE...
ACCOUNTING/FINANCE: County of Monterey Auditor-Controller Enterprise Resource Planning Business Analyst. $6,159 - $8,407 monthly Priority screening date: August 4, 2014 Please visit our website at www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel . EOE...
County of Monterey Auditor-Controller Enterprise Resource Planning Business Analyst $6,159 - $8,407 monthly Priority screening date: Monday, August 4, 2014 Please visit our website at www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnelEOE...
IS BUSINESS AUTOMATION ANALYST UW-LA CROSSE _____________ The IS Business Automation Analyst serves as a functional liaison for the Admissions Office. This position will provide support for design, development, implementation, enhancement & maintenance of administrative systems and software related to all Admissions functions. To apply for this position, please visit wisc.jobs and search for job a...
Business Analyst/Technology Training Coordinator, Augusta The ‘Business Analyst' role, will provide direct end-user customer support for all assigned tier 2 applications issues. The incumbent will help identify opportunities for improving business processes through information systems, and will servce as a "liason" for JB personnel and the JB OIT. This position also serves as the "Technology Train...
HTC Global Services Inc. (www.htcinc.com) is seeking to hire Business Analyst with Oracle Knowledge System Location: Multiple location in IL Required Skill: Participate in overall functional design & governance design for the Oracle Knowledge system. Utilize business knowledge and Oracle Knowledge product knowledge to assist with configuration design, process design, and interface design, as well...
Direct Hire with Client Our client is a leading direct marketing company specializing in women’s clothing. Client prefers a direct hire, however will also consider a consultant. This is a hybrid position for someone with lots of great skills who likes to solve complicated puzzles! The right person will have combination of skills as a Business Analyst / Programmer / junior DBA / Data Analyst. You w...
Business Analyst -Direct Connect projects Location: Stamford, CT Duration: 12 months plus Rate: $75/hr on w2 POSITION DESCRIPTION Are you interested in being part of the fast paced technology team at the world’s largest luxury hospitality company? Starwood Hotels & Resorts seeks a Senior Business Analyst for an exciting client-facing opportunity on our Direct Connect Program. The ideal candidate w...
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Business Systems Analyst

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $108,000.00
Typical Salary for Business Systems Analyst
(1471 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
53.8%
Master's
24%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.2%
Associates
7%
(1044 Respondents)
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