The average salary for a Systems Analyst is $63,919 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,925 - $94,765
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MEDIAN: $63,919
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$16.10 - $43.25
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,925 - $94,765  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $10,061  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$42,895 - $97,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,038
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.10 - $43.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.28  
Overtime
$22.70 - $53.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$154.56 - $9,863  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $10,061  
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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$42,895 - $97,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 543
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Job Description for Systems Analyst

People who wish to work as systems analysts must be able to think outside the box, finding effective solutions for businesses and other clients. They must be adept at investigating problems and fixing them in the most efficient way possible. Systems analysts must be knowledgeable in programming languages, operating systems and hardware. Those hoping to work in this field must be educated in technology, and they must be able to keep up with the quickly changing world of software.

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Systems Analyst Tasks

  • Analyze and route issues into the proper ticketing systems and update and close tickets in a timely manner.
  • Devise or modify procedures to solve problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations.
  • Establish new users, manage access levels and reset passwords.
  • Conduct application testing and provide database management support.
  • Create and maintain documentation as necessary for operational and security audits.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Analyst

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,574

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Systems Analyst Reviews

What is it like working as a Systems Analyst?

Systems Analyst in Colorado Springs:
"Software analysis and technical writing."
Pros: Diversity, customer contact, liaison with major transportation companies, technical bottom up analysis and development.
Cons: All Male Environment, lack of knowledge of position requirements by Upper Management.

Systems Analyst in Boston:
"IT Systems Analyst."
Pros: *Freedom to implement own ideas and approaches. *Opinions are heard. *Open communication environment.
Cons: *Monotonous. *Odd hours of work sometimes.

Systems Analyst in Tempe:
Pros: Excellent manager. Flexible hours. New projects to work on constantly.
Cons: It's in Phoenix, Arizona. Company politics/organizational isolation.

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Experience Affects Systems Analyst Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Systems Analyst Salaries



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ASP.NET
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Oracle
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Technical Analysis
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C# Programming Language
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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SQL
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$64,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 531 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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