Senior Technical Analyst Salary

Senior Technical Analysts in the United States earn an average of $80K per year, and top pay can be found in Washington, where the average is $120K. Senior Technical Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+39 percent), San Diego (+33 percent), Charlotte (+25 percent), and San Francisco (+17 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$57,878 - $117,793
$58K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,433
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90%

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$20.86 - $65.24
$21
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$65
MEDIAN: $29.92
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$0$122K
Salary $57,878 - $117,793
Bonus $972 - $10,790
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $13,906
Total Pay (?
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$54,754 - $122,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 169
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $20.86 - $65.24
Overtime $27.82 - $63.29
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $972 - $10,790
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $13,906
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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$54,754 - $122,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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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 may experience a considerable drop in salary when they transition into an upper level Senior Technical Support Analyst position, where pay tends to be around $61K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Technical Analyst


Popular Skills for Senior Technical Analyst


Senior Technical Analysts report using a deep pool of 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 4 percent and 8 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. Aptitude in Microsoft SQL Server tends to also indicate an understanding of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Technical Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Technical Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Technical Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Senior Technical Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 96 salaries. A Senior Technical Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,057

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Senior Technical Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Technical Analyst?

Senior Technical Analyst in Arlington:
"The People."
Pros: I like the people I work with and the work I do is rewarding and benefits the entire US.
Cons: Long hours that sometimes interfere with work-life balance.

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Analyst

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

▲14%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$81,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Data Analysis
▲8%

SQL
▲5%

▲4%




National Average
$81,000

Windows 2003 Server
▼4%

PL/SQL
▼4%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼5%

Oracle
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼12%

Customer Service
▼16%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼29%

Troubleshooting
▼30%

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

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 8%
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