Senior Technical Analyst Salary

With more than 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 $116K per year and averages out to $81K per year. Total incomes of Senior Technical Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $12K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $51K and $116K. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Senior Technical Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Senior Technical Analysts survey respondents are men (76 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$51,993 - $114,004
(Median)
$52K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,843
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90%

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$17.87 - $45.52
(Median)
$18
$31
$46
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,993 - $114,004  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,281  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $7,179  
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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$50,633 - $116,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$17.87 - $45.52  
   
Overtime
$28.59 - $80.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,281  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $7,179  
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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$50,633 - $116,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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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Survey takers working as Senior Technical Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft SQL Server, Technical Analysis, Java/J2EE, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 13 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. Many workers who know Data Analysis 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 and pay tend to be weakly linked for Senior Technical Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $67K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $79K. Senior Technical Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $84K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $96K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
$80,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 11%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

PL/SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$80,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 12%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%