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Information Systems (IS) Analyst Salary (United States)

An Information Systems (IS) Analyst earns an average salary of $59,218 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Information Systems (IS) Analyst Salary (?
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$39,838 - $87,019
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MEDIAN: $59,218
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Information Systems (IS) Analyst Salary (?
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$14.18 - $36.49
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,838 - $87,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,645  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $6,040  
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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$36,710 - $88,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 964
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.18 - $36.49  
   
Overtime
$1.76 - $45.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,645  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $6,040  
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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$36,710 - $88,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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Job Description for Information Systems (IS) Analyst

Information systems (IS) analysts are responsible for conducting system analysis and providing technology project leadership for their organization. One of their main duties includes coordinating operational procedures related to information systems and their management. IS analysts are in charge of programming technical solutions that improve the efficiency of current processes. They also help provide easier access to key information by performing complex data queries in a timely manner.
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Information Systems (IS) Analyst Tasks
  • Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects.
  • Identify business or customer requirements and information technology alternatives.
  • Create project plans for information technology development and testing.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Systems (IS) Analyst

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

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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New York
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Chicago
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Boston
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Washington
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Los Angeles
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Sacramento
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Nashville
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National Average
$58,000
Dallas
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Experience Affects Information Systems (IS) Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Information Systems (IS) Analyst Salaries

Oracle
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Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Visual Basic (VB)
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Java
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$58,000
Microsoft Access
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UNIX
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Microsoft Office
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%