The average pay for a Technical Advisor is $85,910 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Systems Engineering, Technical Writing, and Project Management. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Technical Advisor Total Pay (?
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$50,724 - $152,900
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $85,909
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Technical Advisor Total Pay (?
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$10.63 - $41.22
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$50,724 - $152,900  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,048  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $29,517  
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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$36,007 - $162,330  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 278
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.63 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$1.00 - $52.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,048  
   
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $29,517  
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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$36,007 - $162,330  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 278
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Job Description for Technical Advisor
When an organization needs specific expertise on a complex subject matter that lies outside their normal area of work, they typically hire a technical advisor. This person assists the organization in understanding and performing tasks in their area of expertise in compliance with best practice. For example, a high-level university psychology study may bring in a technical advisor in business or financial services to help construct and perform surveys and tests related to consumer behavior or market correlations. A business entity may use a technical advisor in construction or design to help facilitate the most efficient means of conducting regular business operations. Film crews, producers, and directors frequently turn to technical advisors to ensure that specialized events such as military maneuvers, medical procedures, or police investigative work are depicted in a realistic way.
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Technical Advisor Tasks
  • Troubleshoot and solve technical problems internally and for clients.
  • Work directly with clients and internal teams to execute technical specifications.
  • Customize and update products, features and documentation.
  • Document technical risks, requirements, issues and training.
  • Communicate across teams to ensure appropriate usage and technical
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Advisor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
up arrow 62%
Minneapolis
up arrow 31%
Memphis
up arrow 14%
Dallas
up arrow 13%
National Average
$83,000
Chicago
up arrow 2%
Seattle
up arrow 14%
Austin
up arrow 18%
New York
up arrow 38%
Atlanta
up arrow 59%
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Experience Affects Technical Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 50%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$83,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Skills That Affect Technical Advisor Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 59%
Technical Writing
up arrow 45%
Technical Analysis
0%
National Average
$83,000
Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 24%
Data Analysis
up arrow 25%
Customer Service
up arrow 59%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 78 votes.
Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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