Computer Systems Analyst Salary

A Computer Systems Analyst earns an average salary of $63,257 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.
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$39,998 - $89,759
(Median)
$40K
$63K
$90K
MEDIAN: $63,256
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$15.50 - $41.59
(Median)
$16
$24
$42
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,998 - $89,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,676  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $16,886  
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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$38,722 - $91,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 602
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $41.59  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $47.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,676  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $16,886  
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).
)
$38,722 - $91,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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Job Description for Computer Systems Analyst

Computer systems analysts use computers and related systems to automate functions and integrate them into distributing, manufacturing, sales, and other related functions. These analysts look at what a business unit or organization is attempting to do and then figure out how to use computer technology to streamline and automate those processes to achieve maximum accuracy and efficiency. Computer systems analysts must have a clear idea of what processes he or she is trying to automate. They break down processes into component parts, conduct cost analysis, and then figure out the software and hardware requirements to execute. Additionally, the analyst likely designs applications and tailors hardware for each need per its specific requirements.

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Computer Systems Analyst Tasks

  • Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.
  • Create project plans for information technology development and testing.
  • Identify business or customer requirements and information technology alternatives.
  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security,and other issues.

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

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Experience Affects Computer Systems Analyst Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Computer Systems Analyst Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 15%

Oracle
up arrow 9%


up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 2%

National Average
$63,000

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 5%

HTML
up arrow 6%



Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 9%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%