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Top 10 Emerging and Highest Paid SAP Modules of USA

Top 10 Emerging and Highest Paid SAP Modules of USA

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It comes as no surprise that SAP stands at the number 3 position as per Forbes magazine in terms of the most admired software companies to work for in the United States of America.

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The data has been compiled from Foote Partners which provides a latest database of salaries in 83 North America cities and across metro areas for more than 172 IT jobs, which include a plus premium pay for 835 certified and non-certified technical skills.  The research done in 2016 was compiled from confidential information about 208,000   IT professionals shared directly with Foote Partners through January 1, 2017 and is regularly updated.

Let us see and understand the various job titles within SAP (Systems, Applications, Products in Data Processing), in USA, as per the recent demand in the market presently.

The junior most level is listed at the bottom of the list, and as the levels graduates, the highest level is seen at the top.


  • VP/Director, SAP Program Management
  • SAP Project Manager
  • SAP Master Data Manager
  • Sr. SAP Business Analyst
  • SAP Business Analyst
  • SAP Design Architect
  • SAP Functional Analyst (SME)
  • Sr. SAP Configuration Analyst (Lead)
  • SAP Configuration Analyst 
  • Sr. SAP Security Administrator
  • Sr. BASIS Administrator
  • BASIS Administrator
  • Associate BASIS Administrator
  • Sr. ABAP Developer
  • ABAP Developer
  • Associate ABAP Developer 
  • SAP Professional

It has been commonly observed that while roles and level vary as per the company as each company has their own way of benchmarking salaries and titles, salaries are also dependent on the city the individuals reside in.

While in Atlanta, GA the average salary of a VP/Director, SAP Program Management is $131,000 and goes up to $165,000 for the same position in Chicago, It varies from 1,26,000 and goes up to $150,000. It has been observed that an average VP/Director, SAP Program Management salaries for job postings in New York are generally 21% higher than average VP/Director, SAP Program Management salaries for job postings across USA.

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Similarly, a SAP professional in New York may earn anywhere between $93,000 to $195,000 and the same person if he works out of Boston his salary will be 26% higher than average SAP Professional salaries for job postings nationwide.

Although the number of skills in SAP are very high in number, however listed below are the top 5 skills which are paid the highest. In SAP HANA – IN MEMORY APP the average salary is $2,40,000. In SAP BW ACCELERATOR the average salary is $148,000. For NETWEAVER PORTALS- SAP EP– the average salary is $143,000, the average salary for Web Dynpro is $140,000, the average salary in SAP PI (NetWeaver process integration- $123,000. All these skills are the highest paid and hold a very bright and promising future for all the professional pursuing these skills.

There is a very high demand of the following skills as on 2017.

Key Skills Average Salary per Annum
SAP HANA (In-Memory Appliance) $240,000
SAP BW Accelerator $148,000
NetWeaver Portals (SAP EP) $143,000
Accelerated SAP (ASAP) $140,000
SAP Business Workflow/Webflow $140,000
Web Dynpro $140,000
SAP FS (Insurance) $137,000
SAP BI Accelerator $128,000
SAP SLM $128,000
SAP MDM $123,000
SAP PI (NetWeaver Process Integration) $123,000
SAP AFS $122,000
SAP HCM (SAP HR) $120,000
SAP MII $118,000
SAP HR-PY $117,000
SAP WEBI (BusinessObjects Web Intelligence) $116,000
SAP CO-PA $115,000
SAP SD – GTS $115,000
SAP WM – EWM $114,000
SAP FI – FSCM $112,000
SAP GTS $111,000
SAP IS-U (Utilities) $111,000
Business Objects/BOBJ $110,000
SAP BODS (Business Objects Data Services) $110,000
SAP SCM $110,000
SAP FI – CA $109,000
SAP PS $109,000
SAP Xcelsius $109,000
Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise $109,000
SAP ALE $107,000
SAP BODI (Business Objects Data Integrator) $107,000
SAP Fiori $107,000
SAP FI – Travel Management $107,000
SAP PP $107,000
SAP QM $107,000
SAP SD $107,000
SAP Solution Manager $107,000
SAP WM $107,000
SAP ECC/ERP (multi-skills) $105,000
SAP Netweaver Applications Server $105,000
SAP BOXI (Business Objects XI) $104,000
SAP EBP $104,000
SAP MDX $104,000
SAP BSP $103,000
SAP CAF $103,000
SAP KW $103,000
ABAP $102,000
Netweaver $102,000
NetWeaver BI (SAP BW) $102,000
SAP CRM $102,000
SAP EHS $102,000
SAP EPM $102,000
SAP FI $102,000
SAP HCM ESS/MSS $102,000
SAP IM $102,000
SAP LES $102,000
SAP MM $102,000
SAP NetWeaver Visual Composer $102,000
SAP PLM $102,000
SAP PY ( Payroll) $102,000
SAP SEM $102,000
SuccessFactors $102,000
SAP CO $101,000
SAP SM $101,000
SAP SRM $101,000
SAP APO $100,000
SAP BPC $99,000
SAP Crystal Reports $99,000
SAP Smart Forms $99,000
SAP Web Application Server $99,000
SAP EDI $98,000
SAP CCM $97,000
SAP GRC $97,000
SAP Retail $97,000
SAP Security $97,000
SAP NWDS $96,000
SAP Public Sector Management $96,000
SAP Banking $92,000
SAP Business One $92,000
SAP CFM $92,000
SAP CS $92,000
SAP LO $92,000
SAP HR-PA $87,000
SAP Oil & Gas $83,000
SAP PM $83,000
SAP PSCD $82,000
SAP ESA $79,000
SAP Manufacturing $79,000
SAP SAM $75,000
SAP CA $73,000
SAP MRO $72,000
SAP MI $71,000
SAP ITS $69,000
SAP CE $61,000
SAP TM $52,000
SAP MRS $44,000
SAP Basis Compenents N/A

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