The average salary for a Computer Systems Analyst is $67,262 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Microsoft SQL Server is associated with high pay for this job.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,478 - $91,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,394  
Profit Sharing
$1,474  
Total Pay (?
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$39,801 - $92,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 380
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Hourly Rate
$15.01 - $40.65  
   
Overtime
$20.26 - $57.37  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,394  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474  
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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$39,801 - $92,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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

  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.
  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security,and other issues.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.
  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.

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What is it like working as a Computer Systems Analyst?

Computer Systems Analyst in St. Joseph:
"Quickly Changing, Exciting Direction."
Pros: I get to work with many different areas of the business in reporting projects. The work is challenging and I feel like we help the company perform better. I can work from where ever and am not restricted to certain hours or locations, although I mostly work from the office.
Cons: Not having clear role responsibilities and enough resources to meet the demand of reporting needs.

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Key Stats for Computer Systems Analyst

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Computer Systems Analyst Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Computer Systems Analyst Salaries


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SQL
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Windows 2003 Server
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C++
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National Average
$65,000

Project Management
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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HTML
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Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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