Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

An average SunGard Data Systems employee can expect to make $82K per year. Geography primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at SunGard Data Systems. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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SunGard Data Systems Median Salary by Job


Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
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Senior Accountant
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Sales Representative, Software
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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
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Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services, Information technology

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($167K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Birmingham, Ala. ($96K), Jacksonville, Fla. (around $94K), and Chico, Calif. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Bethlehem, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $70K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $167K per year) in New York.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $70K annually on average. Average pay is $70K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of SunGard Data Systems folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $92K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Database Administrators, who bring in close to $93K per year, though Information Technology Project Managers are not far behind at approximately $86K along with Software Sales Representatives (around $80K) and Software Developers ($66K). Senior Accountants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $63K.

Certifications and Degrees

FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $130K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn about $120K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, SunGard Data Systems pays those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) the most — $151K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Product Marketing; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $143K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, roughly a seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft SQL Server, C# Programming Language, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that SunGard Data Systems sponsors. Benefits include paid time off, but SunGard Data Systems hands out more vacation days than sick days; a majority of employees report receiving the former, but only one-half of workers report receiving the latter. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for SunGard Data Systems


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71 %
$23,154 - $90,999
$65,192 - $116,526

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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