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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Parker+Lynch in Austin, TX is currently partnered with a growing technology company in northwest Austin who is looking for a highly technical Financial Business Analyst. This person will be a part of a small, but growing team and will have the opportunity to add immediate value to the company. To be considered for this position, candidates MUST have 3-5 years of strong Financial or Business Analys...
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...
The corporate headquarters of a highly esteemed company is seeking a qualified Financial Analyst to join their finance organization. The area of focus for this role will be within sales channel and will gain exposure to business operations. An established Financial Analyst will accomplish the daily review of high volume, high visibility transactions, and perform key testing and controls as well as...
Business Analyst Jobs in San Diego, CA Parker & Lynch has a direct hire Business Analyst job opportunity in the Central County area of San Diego, CA. You will have 3-5 years of experience as a Business Analyst, and will be responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of the company’s dashboards. The salary range for this position is $60K-$75K annually. Business Analyst job responsibilities include...
Business Financial Analyst job opportunity in Corte Madera, CA Accounting Principals has an exciting new position available in the North Bay. One of our top clients in the transportation industry is seeking a Business Financial Analyst to complete their team. This temporary position is a great opportunity to work with a globally-known company that values exceptional customer service. The ideal can...
Position Description: Description of duties and responsibilities: This position will report to the Manager of SAP Finance and Controlling. The Analyst is expected to leverage and support the capabilities of SAP-BPC software. The position will also support other departmental initiatives. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: · Facilitate implementations, upgrad...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Business/Systems Analyst Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to work with a team of business analysts, software developers, system architects, testers, trainers, and managers to support and enhance an enterprise level system. The qualified applicant will beco...
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...
We have a direct hire job opportunity for a Jr. Business Analyst job in City of Industry, California. In this role you will be focused on assisting in the supply chain planning, forecasting, and replenishment. This position will also play a supportive role in client delivery through extensive client analytics and forecasting. Job Responsibilities include: -Assist in leading efforts to build busine...
Description: Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room...
Description: Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room...
Description: Position Description: We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) The EDI Business Analyst is responsible for designing...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) The Business Process Improvement Analyst will play a critical role in analyzing STAR rating performance, identifying gaps, recommending proc...
Description: This role will reside within the Innovation R&D team as an instrumental employer implementation business analyst on the commercial facing my EasyBook product. This resource should be able to adapt to current UHC processes to compliment a new product as well as create process flows from scratch with limited information. Responsibilities: Analyzing Business and Technology needs and prop...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) The Business Process Improvement Analyst will play a critical role in analyzing STAR rating performance, identifying gaps, recommending proc...
Description: Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) The Business Process Improvement Analyst will play a critical role in analyzing STAR rating performance, identifying gaps, recommending proc...
Position Description: Summary: The Business Analyst serves as liaison between business units and IT department in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies, and information systems. This key individual reviews, analyzes and evaluates business systems and user needs, including troubleshooting system integration issues, application an...
Our client is currently seeking a Business Analyst. Liaison between the lines of business and the Development team. Analyzes Business Requirements to understand the business needs and to determine how their applications can best functionally fulfill those needs. Combine knowledge of what the business wants with knowledge of how the systems are built and used to create a functional designs across a...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...

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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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