Program Analyst Salary (United States)

A Program Analyst earns an average salary of $61,996 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Requirements Analysis and Strategic Planning. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Program Analyst Salary (?
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$42,057 - $97,495
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MEDIAN: $61,995
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Program Analyst Salary (?
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$17.60 - $44.25
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,057 - $97,495  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,100  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $5,817  
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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$41,333 - $97,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 734
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.60 - $44.25  
   
Overtime
$24.75 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $5,817  
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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$41,333 - $97,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Job Description for Program Analyst

Program analysts are responsible for developing new or improved computer programs. This involves creating the language code for the program, reviewing it for errors, and testing the program. They may also be required to train employees in a business on how to properly and effectively use the computer program.
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Program Analyst Tasks
  • Train staff on software and reporting systems.
  • Support requirements and metrics development, definition, data quality assessment, and strategic analysis.
  • Collect and analyze data to produce forecasts, assessments, recommendations, and reports.
  • Define and create metrics around risk and risk management.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$62,000
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Experience Affects Program Analyst Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Program Analyst Salaries

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 38%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 17%
Research Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$62,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Data Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%