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Senior Technical Analyst Salary

Senior Technical Analysts in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $81K annually on average but can range from $50K to $115K per year. Total cash compensation to Senior Technical Analysts bottoms out near $50K and approaches $115K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $12K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Senior Technical Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$51,403 - $112,752
(Median)
$51K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,522
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$18.12 - $45.10
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,403 - $112,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,184  
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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$50,319 - $114,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 389
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $45.10  
   
Overtime
$28.72 - $80.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,184  
   
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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$50,319 - $114,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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


Senior Technical Analysts report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Technical Analysis, Microsoft SQL Server, Java/J2EE, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 12 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. Employees educated in Data Analysis 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 $66K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $79K. Senior Technical Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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 18%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 12%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 3%

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

National Average
$80,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 4%

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
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
42%
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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