Stress Analyst Salary

Median pay for Stress Analysts in the United States is around $76K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a large number earn dental coverage. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Men account for the majority of Stress Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact.

$60,662 - $122,554
$61K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,369
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$60,662 - $122,554  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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$60,459 - $128,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Job Description for Stress Analyst

The stress analyst is responsible for developing thermal analytical models to support the design of the thermal control system and its structural elements. They are responsible for gauging stress and giving their team the information and analysis it needs to move forward. An ideal candidate for this position has a strong working knowledge of standard stress analysis methodology and analytical tools (including strength and fracture mechanics) and experience in design verification disciplines. Stress analysts should also be experienced in designing and developing plumbing and tubing design, as well as have extensive familiarity with stress analysis tools and techniques for thermal fluid delivery systems. They need to work well under pressure and deliver results promptly and efficiently.

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Stress Analyst Tasks

  • Know and understand regulatory requirements and customers specifications.
  • Generate finite element models or rigid body analysis.
  • Understand engineering drawing systems.
  • Review all relevant technical specifications for the project.
  • Prepare structural substantiation documents which include stress analysis, static test plans, static test results, and more.

Common Career Paths for Stress Analyst


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Stress Analysts who go on to become Aerospace Engineers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, an Aerospace Engineer, an upper-level role, pays $77K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stress Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Stress Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Stress Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stress Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Stress Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 17 salaries. A Stress Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Stress Analyst

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Stress Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

Experienced
▲41%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$78,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Stress Analyst Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲43%

Nastran
▲32%

National Average
$78,000

ANSYS
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 8%