Stress Analyst Salary

The average Stress Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $75K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Stress Analysts — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (86 percent) of Stress Analysts who answered the questionnaire are male. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$60,395 - $129,154
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MEDIAN: $74,963
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$60,395 - $129,154  
   
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$0.00 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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$60,128 - $133,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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.

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Stress Analysts' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Aerospace Engineer. Median pay for Aerospace Engineers is $77K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stress Analyst

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Stress Analysts in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $71K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $80K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $110K on average. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $134K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Key Stats for Stress Analyst

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

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

Late-Career
▲75%

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Stress Analyst Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲48%

Nastran
▲35%

National Average
$77,000

ANSYS
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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