Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

The average SunGard Data Systems employee earns $85K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for SunGard Data Systems workers, followed by your city and your role at the company. 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

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $76K annually. Survey participants who have worked at SunGard Data Systems for between five and 10 years earn $73K per year on average. The largest slice of the SunGard Data Systems workforce (44 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $89K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $96K per year) can be spotted in Voorhees, N.J.; New York, N.Y. ($93K), Chicago, Ill. ($85K), and Jacksonville, Fla. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Wayne, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $65K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays SunGard Data Systems the most — around $98K annually on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Software Engineers, Senior Database Administrators, Senior Technical Consultants, and Professional Services Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $99K per year, the other salaries come in at about $93K, approximately $90K, and around $89K, respectively. Financial compensation for Software Sales Representatives is rather low — on average only about $80K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives, who make $130K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn $118K per year on average. SunGard Data Systems workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning $110K on average.


Employees who count UNIX among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $112K annually. SQL is a popular skill among SunGard Data Systems workers, with nearly one in six of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Project Management, C# Programming Language, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of employees receive paid vacation, and only one in three survey participants get sick leave. Nearly all respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. A few more workplace 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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$49,329 - $92,368
$67,300 - $114,770

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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