Computer Systems Analyst Salary

A Computer Systems Analyst earns an average salary of $64,637 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are UNIX and Microsoft SQL Server.
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$41,082 - $92,120

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$16.02 - $40.62

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,082 - $92,120  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,757  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $16,886  
Total Pay (?
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$39,672 - $92,992  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 566
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.02 - $40.62  
   
Overtime
$0.39 - $57.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,757  
   
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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$39,672 - $92,992  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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.
  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.
  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.

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Experience Affects Computer Systems Analyst Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Skills That Affect Computer Systems Analyst Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 14%



up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Java
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National Average
$64,000

HTML
up arrow 2%



Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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