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Technology Analyst Salary

For Technology Analysts, yearly average wages total $66K annually. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and tenure. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Technology Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,483 - $84,192
(Median)
$50K
$66K
$84K
MEDIAN: $65,947
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50%
90%

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$16.64 - $41.19
(Median)
$17
$26
$41
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$50,483 - $84,192  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,013  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $4,000  
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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$50,184 - $86,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $41.19  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $58.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $4,000  
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).
)
$50,184 - $86,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Technology Analyst


Although Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) offers the highest salaries (median pay is $88K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $63K to $98K.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $53K to just $75K — but J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $62K.

Popular Skills for Technology Analyst


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Technical Analysis, Java/J2EE, .NET, and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 13 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 familiar with 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.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $65K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $73K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $59K.

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Experience Affects Technology Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%


National Average
$66,000


Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Technology Analyst Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 13%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 12%

.NET
up arrow 6%

Business Analysis
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Spring
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 12%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 12%