Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

Compensation for SunGard Data Systems employees is around $89K annually on average. Though what you do at the company and where you live are influential salary factors for those at SunGard Data Systems, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. 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

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $69K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $78K annually. The largest slice of the SunGard Data Systems workforce (43 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $95K per year.


Software Quality Assurance Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $101K annually — though Senior Software Engineers, Senior Software Engineers, and Senior Technical Consultants also do fairly well at $94K, $92K, and around $85K, respectively. Financial compensation for Information Technology Consultants is rather low — on average only $61K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $106K per year) can be spotted in Voorhees, N.J.; Boston, Mass. ($101K), New York, N.Y. ($97K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Birmingham, Ala. at $76K. By state, SunGard Data Systems employees make the most in Massachusetts, earning $120K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Microsoft Certified Professionals, who make around $137K per year. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $110K annually. Regarding salaries and education, SunGard Data Systems pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — approximately $110K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be UNIX; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $109K per year. A relatively widespread skill at SunGard Data Systems is SQL; approximately one in six of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Project Management, C#, and Microsoft SQL Server as well.

Benefits and Perks

SunGard Data Systems lets only two-fifths of workers take paid vacation and only 30 percent take sick leave. Almost all respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. SunGard Data Systems provides health insurance to most employees, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for SunGard Data Systems


41 %
59 %
$49,000 - $87,838
$67,398 - $116,395
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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