Technology Analyst Salary

Pay for Technology Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $69K per year. In the world of Technology Analysts, total cash compensation can vary between $51K and $91K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $6K, respectively. While the company and tenure impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Technology Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,851 - $86,706
$52K
$69K
$87K
MEDIAN: $68,948
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$15.87 - $38.82
$16
$32
$39
MEDIAN: $32.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$51,851 - $86,706  
   
Bonus
$981 - $10,245  
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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$51,082 - $91,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.87 - $38.82  
   
Overtime
$29.43 - $61.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$981 - $10,245  
   
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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$51,082 - $91,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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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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A lot of Technology Analysts move on to become Information Technology (IT) Leads, that group gets paid a slightly higher $82K on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Technology Analyst


Known for taking on a considerable number of Technology Analysts, InfoSys Limited, Accenture, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) are leading firms in the industry. Although The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. offers the highest salaries (median pay is $91K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $81K to $98K.

With a median salary of $67K, InfoSys Limited provides Technology Analysts with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $79K, limiting employee salary growth.

Popular Skills for Technology Analyst


Survey takers working as Technology Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in C++ Programming Language, Java, Python, and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 12 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Object Oriented Programming, Microsoft Sharepoint Server, and C++. Most people experienced in Java also know Java/J2EE.

Pay by Experience Level for Technology Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Technology Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Technology Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 237 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technology Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Technology Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 26 salaries. A Technology Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,530

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

Surpassing the national average by 35 percent, Technology Analysts in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Technology Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+24 percent) and Washington (+8 percent). Falling short of the national average by 7 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Atlanta. On the whole, employers pay 6 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Houston and Dallas.

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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 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Technology Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$70,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Technology Analyst Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲12%

▲10%

Python
▲10%

▲5%

JavaScript
▲5%

Technical Analysis
▲4%

Business Analysis
▲2%

SQL
▲1%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

▼2%

C#
▼2%

C++
▼4%

Spring
▼4%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▼5%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%