Technology Analyst Salary

The average Technology Analyst in the United States earns approximately $69K annually. Final cash compensation to Technology Analysts varies from around $51K to approximately $91K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $6K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by the specific employer and tenure. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Technology Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, Technology Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,679 - $86,435
$52K
$69K
$86K
MEDIAN: $68,998
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90%

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$15.69 - $38.91
$16
$33
$39
MEDIAN: $32.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$51,679 - $86,435  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $10,217  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,193  
Total Pay (?
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$50,659 - $90,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.69 - $38.91  
   
Overtime
$29.50 - $60.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$304.10 - $10,217  
   
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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$50,659 - $90,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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 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.
  • Configure business rules and business/functional/system requirements for improvements or new additions to the current computer system.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Technology Analyst


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Many Technology Analysts transition into upper-level Information Technology (IT) Lead positions. Information Technology (IT) Leads earn a median of $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 some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Technology Analysts. With a median salary of $91K, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. offers Technology Analysts the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $72K and are capped at $98K.

InfoSys Limited doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $68K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $80K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Popular Skills for Technology Analyst


Technology Analysts seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Python, Java, JavaScript, and Java/J2EE are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 11 percent. Those listing Information Technology Support as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Object Oriented Programming and Project Management also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Java are, more often than not, also skilled in 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 $70K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $68K. For Technology Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $74K. Technology Analysts who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $85K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,692

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

Home to some of the best pay for Technology Analysts, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 34 percent above the national average. Technology Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), Cupertino (+17 percent), Washington (+8 percent), and San Jose (+6 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Dallas is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Atlanta and Salt Lake City earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Technology Analyst

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Technology Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$70,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Technology Analyst Salaries

Python
▲11%

▲9%

JavaScript
▲7%

Java/J2EE
▲5%

Technical Analysis
▲4%

Business Analysis
▲2%

SQL
▲1%

National Average
$70,000

.NET
▼2%

C#
▼2%

C++
▼4%

Spring
▼4%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▼5%

Project Management
▼7%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▼16%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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