$67,550
Avg. Salary
$24.93
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,067

Profit Sharing

$1,373

The average pay for a Computer Systems Analyst is $24.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Systems Analyst is $67,550 per year.

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$0$96K
Salary $44,141 - $96,368
Bonus $0.00 - $10,197
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,919
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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$41,146 - $96,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 686
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $15.68 - $41.20
Overtime $20.42 - $57.37
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,197
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,919
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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$41,146 - $96,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 161

Job Description for Computer Systems Analyst

Computer systems analysts use computers and related systems to automate functions and integrate them into distributing, manufacturing, sales, and other related functions. These analysts look at what a business unit or organization is attempting to do and then figure out how to use computer technology to streamline and automate those processes to achieve maximum accuracy and efficiency. Computer systems analysts must have a clear idea of what processes he or she is trying to automate. They break down processes into component parts, conduct cost analysis, and then figure out the software and hardware requirements to execute. Additionally, the analyst likely designs applications and tailors hardware for each need per its specific requirements.

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Computer Systems Analyst Tasks

  • Monitor network and systems for performance, security, and other issues.
  • Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.
  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.
  • Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.

Popular Employer Salaries for Computer Systems Analyst


The biggest paychecks can be found at InfoSys Limited — the median salary there is $95K.

While select Lockheed Martin Corp employees may bring in up to $83K, a median salary of only $63K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Common Career Paths for Computer Systems Analyst


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Computer Systems Analysts sometimes assume positions such as Senior Software Engineers. That role pays $94K per year on average. Computer Systems Analysts most often move into positions as Senior Systems Analysts or Information Technology Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $18K higher and $14K higher, respectively.

Computer Systems Analyst Job Listings

Popular Skills for Computer Systems Analyst


Computer Systems Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Java, .NET, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people who know Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Systems Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Computer Systems Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Systems Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 204 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Systems Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Computer Systems Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 147 salaries. A Computer Systems Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 47 salaries.

Computer Systems Analyst Advice

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

Computer Systems Analyst in Oceanside:
"Know your worth."
Know and demand your worth.

Computer Systems Analyst in Wichita:
"Run!"
Change professions. Automation will replace nearly all jobs in the field within ten years. Finding a job that won't be automated is a crap shoot though.

Computer Systems Analyst in St. Joseph:
"Quickly Changing, Exciting Direction."
Pros: I get to work with many different areas of the business in reporting projects. The work is challenging and I feel like we help the company perform better. I can work from where ever and am not restricted to certain hours or locations, although I mostly work from the office.
Cons: Not having clear role responsibilities and enough resources to meet the demand of reporting needs.

Computer Systems Analyst in Tampa:
"Define Your Duties And Available Training."
Define your duties or they will eventually grow to a level that consumes you.

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Key Stats for Computer Systems Analyst

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Computer Systems Analyst Salaries

▲25%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$65,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Computer Systems Analyst Salaries

▲9%

▲7%


SQL
▲2%

C++
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Project Management
▼2%






Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
▼12%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 16%