Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

SunGard Data Systems pays its employees $84K annually on average. At SunGard Data Systems, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and your job title each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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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 $76K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $71K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of SunGard Data Systems employees (43 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $92K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $95K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill. ($85K), Jacksonville, Fla. (approximately $79K), and Birmingham, Ala. (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Wayne, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $65K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; salaries there average to $98K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Database Administrators, who bring in close to $93K annually, though Information Technology Project Managers are not far behind at approximately $86K along with Software Sales Representatives ($80K) and Software Developers ($66K). On the lower end are Senior Accountants at $63K on average.

Certifications and Degrees

FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $130K per year. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $118K on average. The best paid folks at SunGard Data Systems have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA), earning about $105K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be UNIX; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $112K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; nearly one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know SQL, People Management, and C# Programming Language as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-half of workers at SunGard Data Systems enjoy paid vacation time, and just a third of survey participants can take sick leave. SunGard Data Systems sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Most employees receive health insurance, and most workers get 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


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64 %
$49,329 - $92,368
$66,755 - $114,770

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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