Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

Average salaries for SunGard Data Systems workers verge on the six figures ($92K). How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at SunGard Data Systems, but geography and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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United States of America 


Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services, Information technology

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $72K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at SunGard Data Systems for between five and 10 years earn about $80K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $98K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $107K per year) can be spotted in Lombard, Ill.; Boston, Mass. ($99K), New York, N.Y. ($98K), and Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Birmingham, Ala. ranks low on the pay scale — at $74K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, SunGard Data Systems pays its New Jersey employees the most; the pay rate there is around $115K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Senior Software Engineers — their earnings average about $92K per year. Senior Business Analysts are a close second at $86K along with Senior Technical Consultants ($85K) and Information Technology Consultants (around $84K). Earning only $73K on average, Quality Assurance Analysts make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Sun Certified Java Programmers receive bigger paychecks ($149K annually) than those without credentials. SunGard Data Systems provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Finance — these employees rake in $106K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be HTML; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $101K annually. SQL is a popular skill in the SunGard Data Systems workforce; slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, C#, and .NET.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (37 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of workers use it to save for retirement. SunGard Data Systems provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are 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
$68,351 - $119,107
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 17 votes.
$39,156 - $104,112
Doctorate (PhD), Financial Management

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