A Program Analyst earns an average salary of $61,591 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Program Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Program Analyst Total Pay (?
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$41,697 - $99,518
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62K
77K
100K
MEDIAN: $61,591
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Program Analyst Total Pay (?
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$18.19 - $46.21
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27
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46
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,697 - $99,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,113  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$41,246 - $100,299  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 669
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.19 - $46.21  
   
Overtime
$22.81 - $59.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$41,246 - $100,299  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 669
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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 by Experience Level for Program Analyst
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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San Diego
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San Francisco
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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

Research Analysis
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National Average
$62,000
Data Analysis
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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
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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