Median pay for Senior Technical Analysts in the United States is around $79K per year, but employers in Washington offer the biggest paychecks; average compensation in that city is approximately $120K. Senior Technical Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+34 percent), New York (+30 percent), Charlotte (+26 percent), and San Francisco (+19 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$54,200 - $112,508
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MEDIAN: $79,212
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$20.74 - $63.26
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Salary
$54,200 - $112,508  
   
Bonus
$986 - $10,161  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $13,702  
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$51,903 - $117,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 247
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$20.74 - $63.26  
   
Overtime
$30.33 - $65.89  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $10,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $13,702  
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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$51,903 - $117,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Job Description for Senior Technical Analyst

Senior technical analysts are responsible for assessing and deploying effective strategies to solve technical issues while increasing productivity. They provide secure access to network data across many teams in the organization. Senior technical analysts are in charge of maintaining and troubleshooting system equipment including hardware devices. They also oversee the correct functioning of customer applications and database systems.

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Senior Technical Analyst Tasks

  • Report on root causes of problems, efficiency and support needs.
  • Document processes, standard operating procedures and system requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with products, software and processes.
  • Create solutions and integrate processes.

Common Career Paths for Senior Technical Analyst


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Senior Technical Analysts may see a hefty downturn in earnings if they take top-notch roles like Senior Technical Support Analyst. The average pay for a Senior Technical Support Analyst is $61K.

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Popular Skills for Senior Technical Analyst


Senior Technical Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Java/J2EE, Data Analysis, Information Technology Support, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 12 percent. Those listing Help Desk / Desktop Support as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Troubleshooting and Microsoft Active Directory also typically command lower compensation. Many workers who know Microsoft SQL Server also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $72K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $81K. Senior Technical Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $82K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Senior Technical Analyst with more than 20 years of experience can earn $92K on average.

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Analyst

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
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1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

up arrow 12%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 8%


Microsoft SQL Server
0%

Technical Analysis
0%

National Average
$80,000

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%

PL/SQL
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 28%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 29%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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