Technology Analyst Salary

The average Technology Analyst in the United States earns approximately $67K per year. Total cash compensation for Technology Analysts runs from $49K to $89K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the specific employer, though the particular city and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Technology Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,104 - $85,339
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$50K
$67K
$85K
MEDIAN: $66,745
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$15.56 - $40.31
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,104 - $85,339  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,130  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,115  
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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$49,355 - $88,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 387
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.56 - $40.31  
   
Overtime
$22.42 - $59.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,130  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,115  
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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$49,355 - $88,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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


InfoSys Limited, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Accenture, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Technology Analysts. Those at Accenture Technology Solutions can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $88K.

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) offers the least pay with a median salary of $65K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $79K.

Popular Skills for Technology Analyst


Technology Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Python, Java/J2EE, and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent, 11 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. 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. The majority of those who know 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.


For Technology Analysts, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $66K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $67K. On average, Technology Analysts make $74K following one to two decades on the job. Technology Analysts who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $83K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,042

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

For Technology Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Technology Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Cupertino (+21 percent), New York (+20 percent), San Jose (+8 percent), and Washington (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Columbus, which sits 9 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Dallas and 3 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Technology Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
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National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Technology Analyst Salaries

Python
up arrow 29%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 11%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 8%

up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 3%

Business Analysis
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 2%

Spring
0%

National Average
$67,000

C++
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 1%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 13%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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