The average salary for a Systems Analyst is $63,929 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,820 - $94,001
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,820 - $94,001  
   
Bonus
$152.89 - $9,929  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $10,107  
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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$42,868 - $96,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,017
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $42.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.28  
Overtime
$23.51 - $52.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$152.89 - $9,929  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $10,107  
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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$42,868 - $96,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 541

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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

  • Conduct application testing and provide database management support.
  • Create and maintain documentation as necessary for operational and security audits.
  • Establish new users, manage access levels and reset passwords.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,528

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Systems Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Systems Analyst?

Systems Analyst in San Diego:
"Many but not very well defined responsibilities."
Pros: Working with technology, programming and being able to create something useful.
Cons: Jack of all trades but master of none. I code, test software, write requirements, assist in troubleshooting, some project management.

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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Key Stats for Systems Analyst

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 533 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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$64,000


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 533 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
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

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