Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer Salary (United States)

An Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer earns an average salary of $65,930 per year.
Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer Total Pay (?
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$45,429 - $90,749
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,930
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Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer Total Pay (?
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$16.17 - $50.94
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,429 - $90,749  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
Profit Sharing
$342.28 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,412 - $95,581  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,331
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$16.17 - $50.94  
   
Overtime
$21.89 - $66.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
   
Profit Sharing
$342.28 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,412 - $95,581  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,331
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Job Description for Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer
Applications systems analysts/programmers are in charge of analyzing and developing programming logic for software packages in their organization. They are responsible for coding specific requirements based on company objectives. Their main duties include testing a variety of computer programs and measuring their performance using advanced tools, as well as creating documentation based on their findings and integrating application components. They also recommend changes to improve systems, analyze business needs and translate them into product design, and write technical specifications for other analysts to use.
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Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer Tasks
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Identify schedule, features, and resources required.
  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.
  • Work with users from identifying conceptual system requirements through completion.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug software for web sites.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug client applications.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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New York
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Tampa
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Seattle
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San Diego
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Houston
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Nashville
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Minneapolis
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Detroit
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National Average
$67,000
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Experience Affects Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer Salaries

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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%
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