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Technology Analyst Salary

The average Technology Analyst in the United States earns approximately $66K annually. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the specific employer, though geography and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. Male Technology Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Technology Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,468 - $84,517
(Median)
$50K
$66K
$85K
MEDIAN: $65,958
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$15.46 - $41.08
(Median)
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$41
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,468 - $84,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,053  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $3,052  
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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$49,758 - $87,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $41.08  
   
Overtime
$21.75 - $60.43  
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 - $10,053  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $3,052  
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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$49,758 - $87,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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), Accenture, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Technology Analysts. Although the highest salaries can be found at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) where median pay is $88K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $63K and $98K.

Employees at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) take home the smallest paychecks, and $62K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $53K and quickly nearing the top at only $75K.

Popular Skills for Technology Analyst


Technology Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Java/J2EE, Technical Analysis, Java, and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 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 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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $65K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $66K. Technology Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $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

Java/J2EE
up arrow 13%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 13%

Java
up arrow 7%

.NET
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Business Analysis
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Spring
up arrow 1%

C++
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National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 2%

Project Management
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 36 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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