Systems Analyst Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Systems Analyst is $63,608 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Systems Analyst Salary (?
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$43,618 - $90,247
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MEDIAN: $63,607
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Systems Analyst Salary (?
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$15.33 - $47.72
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,618 - $90,247  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,012  
Profit Sharing
$811 - $8,040  
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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$42,101 - $94,270  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.33 - $47.72  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $56.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,012  
   
Profit Sharing
$811 - $8,040  
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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$42,101 - $94,270  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 473
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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
  • Work with clientele to make sure all needs are met by the new or improved implemented system.
  • Analyze and audit business processes and practices for inefficient methods.
  • Model identified business process problems to help generate efficient solutions.
  • Lead, mentor and develop a team of computer or systems analysts on computer and information related projects.
  • Analyze data for new possible systems to implement or old systems to improve.

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Systems Analyst Reviews

What is it like working as a Systems Analyst?
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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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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