Applications Analyst, Software Salary

Software Applications Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $65K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage.

$45,684 - $91,964
$46K
$65K
$92K
MEDIAN: $64,681
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50%
90%

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$19.72 - $39.13
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$39
MEDIAN: $27.96
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$0$92K
Salary $45,684 - $91,964
Bonus $0.00 - $9,389
Profit Sharing $3,500
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$45,659 - $92,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 304
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $19.72 - $39.13
Overtime $25.34 - $59.05
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,389
Profit Sharing $3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,659 - $92,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Applications Analyst, Software

An software applications analyst designs, develops, and tests software programs for computer-based systems. The programs built by application analysts range from server applications to applications used by consumers (e.g., business productivity software solutions). Products that have not been released have different requirements than released products, since released products require regular maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting; if a client spots a bug, these analysts must work to immediately fix it. An analyst must be able to work on a team successfully, since many programs are highly complex and require many hours of development and testing. The job is primarily completed in an office setting, and there is little to no physical or manual labor required.

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Applications Analyst, Software Tasks

  • Create project plans for information technology development and testing.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.
  • Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects.
  • Identify business or customer requirements and information technology alternatives.

Common Career Paths for Applications Analyst, Software


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Advancing into an Information Technology Project Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Software Applications Analysts, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $86K per year.

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Popular Skills for Applications Analyst, Software


Software Applications Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Requirements Analysis, Epic Systems, and Epic Information Systems (Radiant, Stork, etc.) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 14 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Access, HTML, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Microsoft Word and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Applications Analyst, Software

Pay by Experience for an Applications Analyst, Software has a positive trend. An entry-level Applications Analyst, Software with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 180 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Applications Analyst, Software with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Applications Analyst, Software which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 81 salaries. An Applications Analyst, Software with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,689

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Software Applications Analysts, 68 percent higher than the national average. Software Applications Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+45 percent), Charlotte (+44 percent), Seattle (+29 percent), and Boston (+21 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Software Applications Analysts is geography, with workers in Pittsburgh earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 23 percent less in Indianapolis and 17 percent less in Columbia, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Q: What is it like working as an Applications Analyst, Software?

Applications Analyst, Software in Skokie:
Pros: Hours, minimal stress, friendly coworkers, investment in training.
Cons: Low pay, business dress, not many advancement opportunities.

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Key Stats for Applications Analyst, Software

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Applications Analyst, Software Salaries

▲18%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$65,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Applications Analyst, Software Salaries


▲14%



Oracle
▲3%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Java
▼1%

SQL
▼3%





Visual Basic (VB)
▼8%

▼12%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 7%
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