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Senior Technical Analyst Salary

Senior Technical Analysts in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with a little more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $80K per year on average but can range from $51K to $113K per year. Total cash compensation for Senior Technical Analysts runs from $51K to $113K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $11K and profit sharing that can reach almost $9K. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Senior Technical Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Senior Technical Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$53,187 - $110,257
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MEDIAN: $80,234
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$17.55 - $44.39
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,187 - $110,257  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,465  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $8,877  
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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$51,095 - $112,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$17.55 - $44.39  
   
Overtime
$28.85 - $80.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,465  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $8,877  
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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$51,095 - $112,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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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Senior Technical Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft SQL Server, Technical Analysis, Project Management, and Windows 2003 Server are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 18 percent. Those listing Troubleshooting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Information Technology Support and Data Analysis also typically command lower compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Analyst

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


Senior Technical Analysts do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $65K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $77K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Technical Analysts make a median salary of $83K. 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
$79,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 18%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$79,000

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 2%

Oracle
up arrow 3%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 8%

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 13%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 6%