An average Systems Analyst with UNIX skills can expect to take home roughly $62K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Systems Analysts with UNIX skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men account for the majority of Systems Analysts with UNIX skills who responded to the questionnaire — 84 percent to be exact. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,340 - $93,958
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$40K
$62K
$94K
MEDIAN: $62,248
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$11.58 - $43.62
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$12
$28
$44
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,340 - $93,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,047  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,283 - $94,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.58 - $43.62  
   
Overtime
$40.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$40,283 - $94,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Analyst

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


Systems Analysts with UNIX skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $51K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $70K. Systems Analysts with UNIX skills see a median salary of $76K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Systems Analysts with UNIX skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $78K.

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Experience Affects Systems Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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