Senior Technical Analyst Salary

Median pay for Senior Technical Analysts in the United States comes out to approximately $79K annually, but employers in Washington pay the most, the average compensation in that city is around $120K. Senior Technical Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+41 percent), San Diego (+34 percent), Charlotte (+26 percent), and San Francisco (+19 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$55,158 - $112,622
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$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,270
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$20.58 - $63.98
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MEDIAN: $30.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,158 - $112,622  
   
Bonus
$975 - $10,271  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,809  
Total Pay (?
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$52,997 - $117,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$20.58 - $63.98  
   
Overtime
$30.96 - $66.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$975 - $10,271  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,809  
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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$52,997 - $117,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Senior Technical Analyst


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Senior Technical Analysts who take a Senior Technical Support Analyst role, an upper-level role, may see a decrease in pay. Pay for Senior Technical Support Analysts is usually $61K.

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Popular Skills for Senior Technical Analyst


Senior Technical Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, SQL, Java/J2EE, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 9 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. Employees educated in Microsoft SQL Server are typically practiced in Project Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Analyst

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Senior Technical Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $71K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $81K. Senior Technical Analysts bring in $82K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $92K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,092

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Analyst

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

▲15%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$80,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Data Analysis
▲9%

SQL
▲6%

▲6%




National Average
$80,000

Windows 2003 Server
▼3%

PL/SQL
▼3%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼4%

Oracle
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Customer Service
▼15%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼28%

Troubleshooting
▼29%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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