"clearance," "procedures," and "project management" aren't the only skills we found senior program analysts list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of senior program analyst responsibilities that we found, including:
Before becoming a senior program analyst, 62.5% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 19.2% senior program analysts went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most senior program analysts have a college degree. But about one out of every eight senior program analysts didn't attend college at all.
Those senior program analysts who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or computer science degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for senior program analysts include accounting degrees or management degrees.
When you're ready to become a senior program analyst, you might wonder which companies hire senior program analysts. According to our research through senior program analyst resumes, senior program analysts are mostly hired by Science Applications International .., Danaher, and Northrop Grumman. Now is a good time to apply as Science Applications International .. has 22 senior program analysts job openings, and there are 15 at Danaher and 10 at Northrop Grumman.
Since salary is important to some senior program analysts, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Cadence Design Systems. If you were to take a closer look at Mount Sinai Medical Center, you'd find that the average senior program analyst salary is $116,400. Then at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, senior program analysts receive an average salary of $114,946, while the salary at Cadence Design Systems is $110,825.