Average Software Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Software Analyst is $61,827.
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$45k - $94k
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$43k - $96k

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Job Description for Software Analyst

Software Analyst Tasks
  • Implement and test programs for business goals, ensuring fit to user needs.
  • Document existing systems, proposed modifications, and software requirements.
  • Participate in code reviews and provide technical expertise.
  • Analyze and modify software systems using a variety of coding languages.

Job Satisfaction for Software Analyst

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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Software Analyst are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Integration Point and Intergraph Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Intergraph Corporation where the average pay is $64,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $62,250. West Corp. pays the lowest at around $55,063. Integration Point also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,166.

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Popular Skills for Software Analyst

Skills in Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, Project Management and Software Knowledge.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Analyst

An entry-level Software Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,744 based on 43 salaries. An early career Software Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,813 based on 157 salaries. A mid-career Software Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,927 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Software Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,113 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,353.
Employees with Software Analyst in their job title in Baltimore, Maryland earn an average of 42.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Madison, Wisconsin (10.7% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (3.5% less) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (3.0% less).

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