Senior Technical Analyst Salary

Senior Technical Analysts in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $80K annually on average but can range from $50K to $115K per year. Cash earnings for Senior Technical Analysts — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $50K to approximately $115K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Technical Analysts. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Senior Technical Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$51,344 - $112,075
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$51K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,097
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$18.23 - $45.80
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,344 - $112,075  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,496  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $7,047  
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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$50,403 - $114,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 419
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.23 - $45.80  
   
Overtime
$28.96 - $79.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,496  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $7,047  
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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$50,403 - $114,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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 seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Technical Analysis, Java/J2EE, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Those listing Troubleshooting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Active Directory and Data Analysis 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

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


For Senior Technical Analysts, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $67K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $79K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $84K. As Senior Technical Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $95K.

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Experience Affects Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%


National Average
$80,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Analyst Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 12%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

National Average
$80,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Oracle
up arrow 3%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 16%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%
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