Computer Analyst Salary

An average Computer Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $58K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (86 percent) of Computer Analysts who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction for Computer Analysts is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,063 - $95,018
(Median)
$38K
$58K
$95K
MEDIAN: $57,824
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$14.68 - $35.90
(Median)
$15
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,063 - $95,018  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$804 - $7,059  
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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$35,803 - $91,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $35.90  
   
Overtime
$20.21 - $51.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$804 - $7,059  
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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$35,803 - $91,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Job Description for Computer Analyst

Computer analysts are responsible for analyzing large amounts of information to provide their company with the information necessary to make decisions. These individuals process data using advanced computer systems and applications, and they must be proficient with running different scripts and automating workflows to find specific information. Generally, these professionals report their analysis to the information technology manager in their department. They use a personal computer to perform most of their tasks, including finding patterns and conducting data analysis. Computer analysts also analyze other departments' project requirements, as well as develop statistical and mathematical solutions to engineering and business problems.

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Computer Analyst Tasks

  • Review, back up, and update systems regularly, documenting changes and system operation.
  • Compile, analyze, and evaluate data from multiple sources to provide decision-making information.
  • Coordinate, manage, and lead technical support for new products, software, upgrades, or equipment.
  • Configure systems for optimal end user support, including disaster recovery and scheduled downtime plans.

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Professional skills reported by Computer Analysts are few in number. Fortunate workers who know Linux command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 25 percent above average. Network Support and Help Desk / Desktop Support as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Computer Analysts with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $57K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $49K. Computer Analysts see a median salary of $64K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $81K on average.

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Experience Affects Computer Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Computer Analyst Salaries

Linux
up arrow 25%

National Average
$58,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 15%

Network Support
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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