Computer Analyst Salary

Pay for Computer Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $66K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Computer Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. While slightly more than a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. Male Computer Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,801 - $94,685
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$64K
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MEDIAN: $64,437
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$13.40 - $48.48
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$0$94K
Salary $39,801 - $94,685
Bonus $0.00 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $6,485
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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$36,642 - $94,724
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $13.40 - $48.48
Overtime $28.00
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $6,485
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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$36,642 - $94,724
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Computer Analyst

Computer analysts are responsible for analyzing large amounts of information to provide their company with the information necessary to make decisions. These individuals process data using advanced computer systems and applications, and they must be proficient with running different scripts and automating workflows to find specific information. Generally, these professionals report their analysis to the information technology manager in their department. They use a personal computer to perform most of their tasks, including finding patterns and conducting data analysis. Computer analysts also analyze other departments' project requirements, as well as develop statistical and mathematical solutions to engineering and business problems.

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Computer Analyst Tasks

  • Coordinate, manage, and lead technical support for new products, software, upgrades, or equipment.
  • Configure systems for optimal end user support, including disaster recovery and scheduled downtime plans.
  • Review, back up, and update systems regularly, documenting changes and system operation.
  • Compile, analyze, and evaluate data from multiple sources to provide decision-making information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Computer Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Computer Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 45 salaries. A Computer Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 22 salaries.

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Key Stats for Computer Analyst

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Computer Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Computer Analyst Salaries

Linux
▲17%

National Average
$62,000

Computer Hardware Technician
▼12%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
▼16%

Network Support
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 24%
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