Programmer Analyst Salary

The average pay for a Programmer Analyst is $64,532 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$45,259 - $90,603
$45K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $64,532
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$18.24 - $55.74
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$56
MEDIAN: $29.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,259 - $90,603  
   
Bonus
$102.67 - $9,679  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $7,147  
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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$44,841 - $94,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,344
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.24 - $55.74  
   
Overtime
$21.06 - $56.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$102.67 - $9,679  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $7,147  
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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$44,841 - $94,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 291

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Job Description for Programmer Analyst

Programmer analysts work at various organizations. They design, code, and test new programs. They must document programs that they write. Documentation should include flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and revision dates. They debug, troubleshoot, and maintain source code related to various computer programs. Programmer analysts may also be required to customize computer programs that were bought from vendors to meet their organization’s specific needs. They must know computer algorithms, formal logic, and application domain. They may be required to work with vendors, in order to test and approve their products.

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Programmer Analyst Tasks

  • Work with users from identifying conceptual system requirements through completion.
  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug software for web sites.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug client applications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Programmer Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Programmer Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Programmer Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 1,450 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Programmer Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 803 salaries. An experienced Programmer Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 578 salaries. A Programmer Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 274 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,335

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Programmer Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Programmer Analyst?

Programmer Analyst in Winston-Salem:
"Good company with less pay."
Pros: Indian pay as laterals is good but I am not sure how it is as a fresher. Managers are sometimes good and listen to you and try to find a solution.
Cons: Increase onsite pay atleast by $20000 so that people won't leave the company.

Programmer Analyst in Pittsburgh:
"CAI 3 year review."
Pros: My manager if flexible, and I get to work from home once a week to make driving easier.
Cons: The environment. There is basically no limit to what is okay to say here. From politically incorrect things said about women, minorities, foreigners, sexual orientation. It's an HR nightmare, and even the managers engage in this. It's inappropriate.

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Key Stats for Programmer Analyst

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 367 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Programmer Analyst Salaries

▲23%

▲18%

▲8%

National Average
$65,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Programmer Analyst Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$65,000


▼1%

SQL
▼2%


C#
▼3%

▼3%


▼3%

▼3%




C++
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 367 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%