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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 annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at SunGard Data Systems, but your city and your job title affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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SunGard Data Systems typically pays:
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Employer: SunGard Data Systems
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Senior Software Engineer (4)
$73,052 - $128,720  
[-]Senior Software Engineer (4)
Salary$71,900 - $121,219  
Bonus$1,195 - $12,033  
Total Pay$73,052 - $128,720  
[+]Software Developer (3)
$49,712 - $108,347  
[+]Software Developer (3)
Salary$50,087 - $102,780  
Bonus$1,436 - $17,366  
Total Pay$49,712 - $108,347  
[+]Senior Business Analyst (3)
$63,398 - $118,053  
[+]Senior Business Analyst (3)
Salary$60,832 - $104,471  
Bonus$2,566 - $16,569  
Total Pay$63,398 - $118,053  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (3)
$57,617 - $123,371  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (3)
Salary$57,357 - $120,981  
Bonus$757 - $12,225  
Total Pay$57,617 - $123,371  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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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

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $71K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at SunGard Data Systems for between five and 10 years earn $78K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of SunGard Data Systems folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $97K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y. (around $98K), Lombard, Ill. ($96K), and Chicago, Ill. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. Birmingham, Ala. ranks low on the pay scale — at $73K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in New Jersey, where salaries average out at $115K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn an average around $92K annually, closely trailed by Software Development Project Managers (about $90K), Senior Technical Consultants (approximately $85K), and Billing Managers (around $80K). Software Developers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $67K.

Certifications and Degrees

Sun Certified Java Programmers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $149K per year. Regarding salaries and education, SunGard Data Systems pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Finance the most — approximately $106K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report HTML among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $101K annually. SQL also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, C#, and Microsoft SQL Server.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 37 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Most employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. SunGard Data Systems provides health insurance to most survey participants, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for SunGard Data Systems


36 %
64 %
$52,349 - $87,441
$62,144 - $118,522
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 19 votes.
United States (change)

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