Technology Analyst Salary

Technology Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $67K annually on average. Overall cash earnings for Technology Analysts stretch from $49K on the lower end to $89K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $6K from profit sharing. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and tenure. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male Technology Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. 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 (?
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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 some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Technology Analysts. Technology Analysts flock to Accenture Technology Solutions for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $88K lead the pack in compensation.

Technology Analysts will find the worst pay at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), where the median salary crawls in at $65K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $79K, leaving little room for growth.

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. Most people skilled in Java are similarly competent in Java/J2EE.

Pay by Experience Level for Technology Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Technology Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $66K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $67K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $74K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $83K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,042

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For Technology Analysts, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. Technology Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Cupertino (+21 percent), New York (+20 percent), San Jose (+8 percent), and Washington (+5 percent). Columbus is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 9 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Dallas and Atlanta (9 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Technology Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%


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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