Average Salary for SunGard Data Systems Employees

The median income for SunGard Data Systems employees is $82K annually. Though how long you've been working and what you do at the company are influential salary factors for those at SunGard Data Systems, where you live turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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SunGard Data Systems Median Salary by Job


Senior Accountant
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Senior Database Administrator (DBA)
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Sales Representative, Software
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
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About This Company

United States of America 


Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services, Information technology

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($167K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Birmingham, Ala. (approximately $96K), Jacksonville, Fla. (around $94K), and Chico, Calif. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $70K, Bethlehem, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, SunGard Data Systems pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is $167K annually.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at SunGard Data Systems for between five and 10 years earn approximately $70K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $70K annually. Overall, the greater share of SunGard Data Systems folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $92K per year.


Senior Database Administrators represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $93K annually — though Information Technology Project Managers, Software Sales Representatives, and Software Developers also do fairly well at around $86K, $80K, and $66K, respectively. On the lower end are Senior Accountants at about $63K on average.

Certifications and Degrees

FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives receive bigger paychecks (around $130K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $120K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. Employees who have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) make the most here, hauling in $151K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Product Marketing in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $143K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; around a seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft SQL Server, C# Programming Language, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for a majority of workers, but SunGard Data Systems rewards only half of workers with paid sick leave. Nearly all survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for SunGard Data Systems


29 %
71 %
$23,154 - $90,999
$65,192 - $116,526

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for SunGard Data Systems

  1. Birmingham, Alabama
  2. Jacksonville, Florida
  3. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  4. New York, New York
  5. Wayne, Pennsylvania
  6. Chico, California
  7. Malvern, Pennsylvania

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