What does a Process Analyst do?

Process analysts define, document, assess, and scrutinize the business processes of an organization or department and then identify areas for potential improvement. Their focus is on streamlining operations or developing solutions that allow for improved efficiency or increased productivity. They also ensure processes are aligned with organization objectives and guidelines. They meet with stakeholders across the organization to gather research, and also interact with outside vendors. They prepare documentation and develop recommendations. They may also design and implement tech-based programs to automate routine processes.

Process analysts typically have at least a bachelor’s degree, and a background that involves analyzing and improving business processes. Good analytical skills and project management capabilities are required. Familiarity with the Six Sigma method and philosophy may be desired by some employers.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Process Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$57,362 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$41K
Median: $57K
$81K
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Process Analyst Career Path

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Process Analyst Insights

Read what Process Analyst professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
NehanetNehanet
Process Trainee
Aug. 7, 2021

“No cons I saw friendly nature lovable .I didn't see any cons here .”

AmazonAmazon
Process Analyst
Oct. 9, 2020

“One of the best company to work with and its employee benefit is very good.”

AccentureAccenture
Transaction Processing Analyst
Mar. 7, 2021

“Salary is also good in industry and you will get appraisals and increments for better performance.”

HumanaHumana
Senior Process Consultant
Oct. 7, 2021

“I find great pride in doing the important work that Humana empowers me to do in this role.”

AHEADAHEAD
Process Analyst
Jan. 13, 2022

“Free access to numerous training resources for any technical role including outside of job scope.”

FiservFiserv
Senior Processing Specialist
Apr. 30, 2021

“Overall its a good company to work with either it is related to salary or leaves or nything else.”

Bristol Myers SquibbBristol Myers Squibb
Business Process Analyst
Oct. 12, 2020

“Everyone I worked with is incredibly professional and personable.”

eXp RealtyeXp Realty
Payment Processing Specialist
Nov. 20, 2020

“I have never been apart of such an innovative and balanced workplace.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a process analyst

When working as a process analyst, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Lean Six Sigma, Excellent Communication, MS Powerpoint, Business Process Analysis and MS Office EXCEL.

The most similar professions to process analyst are:
  • Product Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager

The most common qualifications to become a process analyst is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.