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 have multiple W2 Contract roles available for Business Analysts and Business System Analysts within the banking sector. Candidates can be considered for onsite roles in New Jersey, Maine, New York, and South Carolina. These roles are direct to our client. Qualified candidates are asked to apply. Required to understand new business requirements, conduct business analysis, undertake QA testing a...
We have multiple W2 Contract roles available for Business Analysts and Business System Analysts within the banking sector. Candidates can be considered for onsite roles in New Jersey, Maine, New York, and South Carolina. These roles are direct to our client. Qualified candidates are asked to apply. Required to understand new business requirements, conduct business analysis, undertake QA testing a...
Liberty Mutual Insurance At Liberty Mutual Insurance, doing the right thing is essential to all that we do. Our commitment to building and sustaining a talented and diverse workforce has helped us to become a global leader in property and casualty insurance. As of December 31, 2012, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $36.9 billion in annual consolidated revenue. Our financial strength and profitability...
About Us: Lake Shore Associates (LSA) is a Chicago-based management consulting firm with a proven track record of delivering integrated solutions across diverse business units. LSA is a certified woman-owned management consulting firm focused on creating True Consulting Partnerships. We excel at Strategy Consulting, Program Management, Organizational Change Management and Vendor Management. We a...
The Business Analyst is responsible for driving the company's system capabilities and enhancements. The position primarily centers on partnering with relevant operating company functional managers, to determine technology capabilities and solutions needed to meet the business objectives in the area of Business Intelligence. The Business Analyst will translate those needs into business requirements...
Why Quintiles? A career at Quintiles puts you at the corporate center of the leading worldwide pharmaceutical services organization. We have been named to the 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012 lists of Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in IT". Quintiles IT was also listed as the leading company for the pharmaceutical industry on the 2011 "InformationWeek 500" and ranked within the top five overall!...
6 months contract to hire Description of Work: • Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional IT requirements with quality and to an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those who base their work on the requirements. • Write requirements specifications according to standard templates (where applicable), using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and...
Do you excel and take pride in your work knowing that thousands of lives are positively impacted? Are you interested in being part of an award-winning Health Plan? Do you thrive in a mission-driven and fast-growing environment where the frontier of healthcare is constantly being pushed? Then, let's talk! We're looking for smart thinkers who enjoy challenges and will help us shape the future of hea...
WellPoint is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune 50 company. WellPoint is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At WellPoint, we are working together to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Bring your expertise to our innovative culture where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in peo...
Hi, We are a technology consulting company currently working with our direct clients including Sony, Google, VMware, Intuit, Cisco, Yahoo, Samsung, LinkedIn, eBay, PG&E & Kaiser amongst others enabling the success of their Software as well as IT infrastructure development initiatives through the quality of our consultants. We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst for a direct client of ours ...
LabTech Software is a sister company of ConnectWise through ConnectWise Capital. General Summary: LabTech Software is seeking a skilled Business Intelligence Business Analyst specializing in data analysis and process analysis. This individual will work within the growing Business Intelligence team and will work with various business unit leaders to define, develop and maintain all operational re...
Description: Position Description: Here, your performance, your ideas, your unique analysis will combine with a rich assortment of contributors to understand and shape the health care system. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll work with a team that has the creativity and passion to help build new health care solutions that meet emerging market needs. You'll get the opportunity to work with an e...
Company Overview: Odessa Technologies, Inc. is a lease management consulting company exclusively focused in the leasing industry. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, USA with offices in Bangalore, India, and has a total staff of 400 employees. Since its incorporation in 1998, Odessa has emerged as a global leader in lease management software technologies; the company’s flagship suite Le...
Business Intelligence – Business Analyst What you’ll be doing… You’ll be the first analyst working in a new Blucora department responsible for providing insights into the consolidated performance of Infospace, Monoprice, and TaxAct. You’re a bit of data nerd and have passion for assuring data quality, analyzing the data and identifying patterns and trends, building engaging visualizations that s...
Do you excel and take pride in your work knowing that thousands of lives are positively impacted? Are you interested in being part of an award-winning Health Plan? Do you thrive in a mission-driven and fast-growing environment where the frontier of healthcare is constantly being pushed? Then, let's talk! We're looking for smart thinkers who enjoy challenges and will help us shape the future of hea...
Plaster Group LLC is a business and technology consulting company. We are looking to hire a BI Business Analyst who has strong communication and problem solving skills. The ideal candidate will have a holistic approach to solutions to include systems, processes and people with a solid understanding for how data should be structured from the point at which it is captured in a transactional system t...
Description: Position Description: Positions in this function work in the analysis phase of the system development cycle and consult with users to evaluate business requirements, identify operating procedures, evaluate existing or proposed systems and prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written. This function also is intended to include those that also may define business...
Financial Analyst $75K + Bonus Financial/Business Analyst $90-105K + Bonus Two of our largest clients; Financial Service and Global Legal conglomerates, seek degreed individuals for expanding divisions with 2-7 years working with management reporting and analysis teams preparing diversified financial analysis as well as making presentations to senior management with critical information to man...
Randstad Technologies is seeking qualified candidates for a contract role in Bellevue, WA. JOB SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE: Support of Programmatic responsibilities for Branded Dealer Expense Processing, Dealer Code Provisioning database administration, Financial Reporting and Analytics JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Monthly production and cross functional check off for S/OX compliance of Dealer Expen...
If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to ***** and put “Revenue Cycle Analyst” in the subject line. Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online applications. Our client, a rapidly growing non-profit organization is seeking an experienced Revenue Cycle Analyst! The Analyst will travel between 2 of...

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Business Systems Analyst

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $108,000.00
Typical Salary for Business Systems Analyst
(1472 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
53.8%
Master's
24%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.2%
Associates
7%
(1045 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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