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Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

SunGard Data Systems employees can expect to earn a comfortable salary, with average pay hovering around $91K per year. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your city and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at SunGard Data Systems. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

SunGard Data Systems typically pays:
4%
above market

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About This Company

United States of America 

1983

Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services, Information technology


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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $78K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $73K per year on average. The largest fraction of SunGard Data Systems people (42 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $97K annually on average.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $105K per year) can be spotted in Wayne, Pa.; New York, N.Y. (around $100K), Boston, Mass. ($99K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $73K) in Birmingham, Ala., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in New Jersey take home the most — $115K annually on average.

Jobs

Senior Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $92K per year — though Product Managers of Financial Services, Senior Technical Consultants, and Billing Managers also do fairly well at $85K, $85K, and about $80K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at SunGard Data Systems are Quality Assurance Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches around $73K.

Certifications and Degrees

Sun Certified Java Programmers receive bigger paychecks ($149K annually) than those without credentials. SunGard Data Systems compensates Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS)-holders the most at $112K per year.

Skills

When it comes to skills, employees who report HTML among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $101K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know SQL; just over a fifth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, C#, and .NET.

Benefits and Perks

Just 38 percent receive paid time off. SunGard Data Systems sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. SunGard Data Systems provides health insurance to almost all employees, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for SunGard Data Systems

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %
Salary
$52,711 - $88,466
Salary
$65,473 - $120,479
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

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