Stress Analyst Salary (United States)

A Stress Analyst earns an average salary of $82,883 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Nastran is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Stress Analyst Salary (?
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$58,667 - $120,162
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $82,882
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Stress Analyst Salary (?
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$20.13 - $54.63
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,667 - $120,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,522  
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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$58,796 - $118,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $54.63  
   
Overtime
$26.31 - $65.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,522  
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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$58,796 - $118,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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
  • Review all relevant technical specifications for the project.
  • Prepare structural substantiation documents which include stress analysis, static test plans, static test results, and more.
  • Understand engineering drawing systems.
  • Know and understand regulatory requirements and customers specifications.
  • Generate finite element models or rigid body analysis.

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$84,000
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Experience Affects Stress Analyst Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$84,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Stress Analyst Salaries

Nastran
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National Average
$84,000
ANSYS
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Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%