Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Program Analyst is $71,680
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Program Analysts?
A mid-career Program Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,534 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,820.
What Do Program Analysts Do?
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. …Read more
- 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.