Senior Technical Analyst Salary

With a little over a half of Senior Technical Analysts in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $51K to $115K per year and averages out to $80K annually. Overall cash earnings for Senior Technical Analysts stretch from $51K on the lower end to $115K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $12K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Senior Technical Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Senior Technical Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$52,013 - $112,446
(Median)
$52K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,240
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$18.23 - $45.80
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$18
$31
$46
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,013 - $112,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,466  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $7,047  
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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$50,708 - $115,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.23 - $45.80  
   
Overtime
$28.96 - $79.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,466  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $7,047  
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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$50,708 - $115,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Technical Analyst


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Technical Analysis, Java/J2EE, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Those listing Troubleshooting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Active Directory and Data Analysis 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.


Senior Technical Analysts with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $68K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $79K. Senior Technical Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $84K. 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 $95K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
$80,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 12%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

National Average
$80,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 17%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%
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