Program Analyst Salary (United States)

A Program Analyst earns an average salary of $61,433 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 Technical Analysis and Strategic Planning. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Program Analyst Total Pay (?
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$41,680 - $97,831
(Median)
42K
61K
77K
98K
MEDIAN: $61,433
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Program Analyst Total Pay (?
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$17.83 - $44.96
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,680 - $97,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,051  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,040  
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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$41,254 - $98,106  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 764
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.83 - $44.96  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $58.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,040  
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).
)
$41,254 - $98,106  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 764
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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

Boston
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Norfolk
up arrow 15%
San Francisco
up arrow 5%
National Average
$61,000
Baltimore
up arrow 6%
Alexandria
up arrow 7%
Seattle
up arrow 7%
Atlanta
up arrow 8%
Chicago
up arrow 9%
Huntsville
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San Diego
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San Antonio
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Dayton
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Experience Affects Program Analyst Salaries

National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Program Analyst Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 20%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 18%
Policy Analysis
up arrow 4%
Research Analysis
0%
National Average
$61,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Data Management
up arrow 7%
Performance Analysis
up arrow 7%
Project Coordinating
up arrow 17%
Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 22%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 27%

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
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%
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