Stress Analyst Salary

Median pay for Stress Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $78K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Making up 79 percent of those who took the survey, male Stress Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. A strong majority get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction.

$62,277 - $127,701
$62K
$81K
$130K
MEDIAN: $80,718
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50%
90%

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$13.61 - $63.08
$32
MEDIAN: $32.00
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$0$132K
Salary $62,277 - $127,701
Bonus $0.00 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $200.00
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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$58,723 - $132,052
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $32.00
Overtime $16.85 - $65.57
Annual Data $0$132K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,137
Profit Sharing $200.00
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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$58,723 - $132,052
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Stress Analyst

The stress analyst is responsible for developing thermal analytical models to support the design of the thermal control system and its structural elements. They are responsible for gauging stress and giving their team the information and analysis it needs to move forward. An ideal candidate for this position has a strong working knowledge of standard stress analysis methodology and analytical tools (including strength and fracture mechanics) and experience in design verification disciplines. Stress analysts should also be experienced in designing and developing plumbing and tubing design, as well as have extensive familiarity with stress analysis tools and techniques for thermal fluid delivery systems. They need to work well under pressure and deliver results promptly and efficiently.

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Stress Analyst Tasks

  • Know and understand regulatory requirements and customers specifications.
  • Generate finite element models or rigid body analysis.
  • Understand engineering drawing systems.
  • Review all relevant technical specifications for the project.
  • Prepare structural substantiation documents which include stress analysis, static test plans, static test results, and more.

Common Career Paths for Stress Analyst


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For Stress Analysts, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Stress Analysts earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Aerospace Engineer.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stress Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Stress Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Stress Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stress Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Stress Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 17 salaries. A Stress Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Stress Analyst

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Stress Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲56%

Experienced
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$83,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Stress Analyst Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲35%

Nastran
▲24%

National Average
$83,000

ANSYS
▼11%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%
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