The average salary for a Program Analyst in Canada is C$66,378.
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Job Description for Program Analyst
Program analysts are responsible for developing new or improved computer programs. This involves creating the language code for the program, reviewing it for errors, and testing the program. They may also be required to train employees in a business on how to properly and effectively use the computer program. The first step for program analysts is planning. They need to identify the need for a specific program and how to design it in a way that effectively meets their organization's needs. Prog…Read more
Program Analyst Tasks
- Collect and analyze data to produce forecasts, assessments, recommendations, and reports.
- Define and create metrics around risk and risk management.
- Train staff on software and reporting systems.
- Support requirements and metrics development, definition, data quality assessment, and strategic analysis.
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Popular Skills for Program Analyst
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Risk Management / Risk Control, Project Management, Program Management and Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Program Analyst
An early career Program Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$60,265 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Program Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,469 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Program Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,670 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$90,000.
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Employees with Program Analyst in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (13.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (10.9% less).
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