SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$81,000
$58,000
Min 10%
$81,000
Median 50%
$114,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
BP America Inc.
Highest Paying City
Colorado Springs, CO
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a subject matter expert make?
The national average salary for a Subject Matter Expert in the U.S. is $81,701 annually or $39.28 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 56,000. The top 10 percent earn over $114,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $58,000 annually. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Subject Matter Expert salaries include Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Colorado, and Wisconsin. Most Subject Matter Experts spend 2.6 years in the position.
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$79,975
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$71,321

Average Subject Matter Expert Salary By Company

Subject Matter Experts can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Subject Matter Experts are BP America Inc. and Facebook. In addition, companies like Exxon Mobil and RCM Technologies report highly competitive salaries for Subject Matter Experts.

Average Subject Matter Expert Salary By Location

Subject Matter Experts in the US makes an average salary of $81,701 per year or $39.28 per hour. The city with the highest Subject Matter Expert salary is Colorado Springs, CO at $100,139 per year. Even as an entry-level Subject Matter Expert, you will make $61,000 per year in Colorado Springs, CO. Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Colorado, and Wisconsin are the top 5 highest earning states for Subject Matter Experts. Oregon, Nevada, and California have the lowest Subject Matter Expert salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Colorado Springs, CO
$100,139
2
Pleasanton, CA
$99,553
3
Irving, TX
$98,253
4
Baltimore, MD
$96,395
5
Wilmington, DE
$96,360

Average Subject Matter Expert Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Subject Matter Expert works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Subject Matter Experts. Health Care companies pay Subject Matter Experts an average salary of $83,558, Hospitality companies pay $83,031, and Professional companys come in at $81,946. The types of companies that pay Subject Matter Experts the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $80,423.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$83,558
2
Hospitality
$83,031
3
Professional
$81,946
4
Energy
$81,338
5
Finance
$81,302

RECENTLY ADDED Subject Matter Expert SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
New Mexico State University
Subject Matter Expert
10/31/2019
$185,000
Randstad
Subject Matter Expert
10/16/2019
$156,525
Robert Half
Subject Matter Expert
10/15/2019
$56,349
The Peak Organization
Subject Matter Expert
09/26/2019
$62,610
Subject Matter Expert
09/26/2019
$117,191
Accountemps
Subject Matter Expert
09/26/2019
$50,046
University of Wisconsin Madison
Subject Matter Expert
08/24/2019
$50,000
Randstad
Subject Matter Expert
08/17/2019
$125,220
Infinity Systems Engineering, LLC
Subject Matter Expert
08/01/2019
$70,000
State of North Carolina
Subject Matter Expert
08/01/2019
$74,987
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