Technology Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $68K per year. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Technology Analysts spread between $50K and $90K depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the company and experience level. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Technology Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Technology Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,198 - $85,804
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$51K
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MEDIAN: $68,353
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$15.66 - $39.69
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$34
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$51,198 - $85,804  
   
Bonus
$982 - $10,211  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,193  
Total Pay (?
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$50,440 - $90,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 302
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.66 - $39.69  
   
Overtime
$28.86 - $59.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$982 - $10,211  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,193  
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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$50,440 - $90,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Technology Analyst

Technology analysts improve and maintain an enterprise's information technology system. They are tasked with examining the function of computer systems, identifying problems and areas for improvement in execution, and designing solutions. This may involve the development of new software solutions, the implementation of new hardware, testing to maximize function and compatibility, and a constant monitoring of systems to address issues as they arise and ensure smooth, consistent operations.

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Technology Analyst Tasks

  • Responsible for computer system maintenance policies such as Version Control, Form Management, Baseline Management, Change Management, and Release Management.
  • Responsible for maintenance and improvements/enhancements to the existing technology within a business organization.
  • Configure business rules and business/functional/system requirements for improvements or new additions to the current computer system.
  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of business processes, workflow, technology solutions and technology frameworks within a business organization.
  • Follow business-specific standards relevant to various business industries when creating business/functional/system requirements.

Common Career Paths for Technology Analyst


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Technology Analysts often transition into upper-level roles like Information Technology (IT) Lead, for which the average compensation is $82K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Technology Analyst


InfoSys Limited, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Accenture, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) are top-notch employers for Technology Analysts in this area. Employees at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $91K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $62K and higher ones not far away at only $99K.

Employees at InfoSys Limited take home the smallest paychecks, and $68K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $63K and quickly nearing the top at only $80K.

Popular Skills for Technology Analyst


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Python, JavaScript, Java, and Java/J2EE are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 15 percent. Those listing Information Technology Support as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Object Oriented Programming and Microsoft Excel also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Java also know Java/J2EE.

Pay by Experience Level for Technology Analyst

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $69K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $68K. Technology Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $73K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $80K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,263

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Technology Analysts will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Technology Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Cupertino (+18 percent), Washington (+12 percent), and San Jose (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Dallas is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Atlanta and 6 percent less in Columbus, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Technology Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Technology Analyst Salaries

Python
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JavaScript
up arrow 10%

up arrow 8%

Java/J2EE
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Technical Analysis
up arrow 5%

SQL
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Business Analysis
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National Average
$69,000

C#
up arrow 1%

.NET
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Spring
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C++
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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