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Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

People who work for SunGard Data Systems earn excellent salaries of around $91K annually on average. How long you've been working influences pay for SunGard Data Systems workers the most, followed by your city and your role at the company. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

United States of America 


Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services, Information technology

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $78K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $73K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $97K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $105K annually) can be spotted in Wayne, Pa.; New York, N.Y. ($100K), Boston, Mass. ($99K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Birmingham, Ala. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $73K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New Jersey; salaries there average to around $115K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Senior Software Engineers — their earnings average $92K annually. Product Managers of Financial Services are a close second at $85K along with Senior Technical Consultants (approximately $85K) and Billing Managers ($80K). Quality Assurance Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $73K.

Certifications and Degrees

Sun Certified Java Programmers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $149K per year. Regarding salaries and education, SunGard Data Systems pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) the most — $112K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be HTML; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $101K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know SQL; slightly less than a fourth consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Project Management, C#, and .NET.

Benefits and Perks

Only 38 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. A large number of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. At SunGard Data Systems, a large number of survey participants have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for SunGard Data Systems


38 %
63 %
$52,711 - $88,466
$65,473 - $120,479
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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