Average Technical Subject Matter Expert Salary

$94,944
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,072
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Technical Subject Matter Expert is $94,944.
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$55k
MEDIAN
$95k
90%
$151k
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Salary
$55k - $151k
Bonus
$1k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$961 - $21k
Commission
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$48k - $170k

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Job Description for Technical Subject Matter Expert

Technical Subject Matter Expert Tasks
  • Serve as the top level subject matter expert for one or more clients or internal departments.
  • Provide guidance to less experienced employees and serve as project leader.
  • Perform specialized tasks and propose future goals or guidelines.
  • Apply expert analysis and experience to projects or processes.

Job Satisfaction for Technical Subject Matter Expert

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Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Subject Matter Expert

The top respondents for the job title Technical Subject Matter Expert are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Carley Corporation and SMS Assist. Reported salaries are highest at Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) where the average pay is $132,453. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $109,927. Carley Corporation pays the lowest at around $48,229. SMS Assist also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $75,000.

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Popular Skills for Technical Subject Matter Expert

Skills in Technical Analysis, Project Management, Data Analysis and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Subject Matter Expert

An entry-level Technical Subject Matter Expert with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,601 based on 7 salaries. An early career Technical Subject Matter Expert with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,943 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Technical Subject Matter Expert with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,608 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Technical Subject Matter Expert with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,966 based on 244 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,038.
Employees with Technical Subject Matter Expert in their job title in Alexandria, Virginia earn an average of 45.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (28.0% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (27.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (28.8% less), Charleston, South Carolina (19.6% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 750 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
15.9%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
32.5%
Late Career
31.9%