Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

People who work for SunGard Data Systems earn excellent salaries of around $92K per year on average. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for SunGard Data Systems workers, followed by your role at the company and your city. The data for this report comes from responses to 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 $73K annually on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $81K per year. The largest fraction of SunGard Data Systems people (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $96K annually on average.


Senior Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $109K per year; Software Quality Assurance Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to about $101K, while Senior Software Engineers and Product Managers of Financial Services rank near the top as well (approximately $92K and about $85K, respectively). Near the bottom at SunGard Data Systems are Quality Assurance Analysts, pulling in an average of just $73K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $105K annually) can be spotted in Wayne, Pa.; Boston, Mass. ($99K), New York, N.Y. (approximately $97K), and Philadelphia, Pa. ($81K) are the next top-paying cities. Birmingham, Ala. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $76K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $115K per year) in New Jersey.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $137K annually for Microsoft Certified Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn around $100K per year on average. At SunGard Data Systems, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Finance receive the highest salaries at approximately $106K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $94K annually. SQL is a popular skill among SunGard Data Systems workers, with slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. C#, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only 37 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. A large number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for SunGard Data Systems


39 %
61 %
$52,711 - $88,466
$69,048 - $118,630
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 16 votes.

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