Average Lead Systems Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Lead Systems Analyst is $94,945.
MEDIAN $94,945
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$65k - $122k
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$700 - $19k
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$65k - $132k

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Job Description for Lead Systems Analyst

Lead Systems Analyst Tasks
  • Lead, mentor and develop a team of computer or systems analysts on computer and information related projects.
  • Work with clientele to make sure all needs are met by the new or improved implemented system.
  • May work with other software or hardware developers.
  • Analyze data for new possible systems to implement or old systems to improve.

Popular Employer Salaries for Lead Systems Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Lead Systems Analyst are from the companies Hewitt Associates, Inc., Starbucks Corporation and Cleveland Clinic Health Systems. Reported salaries are highest at Starbucks Corporation where the average pay is $119,802. Hewitt Associates, Inc. pays the lowest at around $75,105.

Career Paths

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Lead Systems Analyst
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Popular Skills for Lead Systems Analyst

Skills in Requirements Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, SQL, Microsoft Office and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Systems Analyst

An early career Lead Systems Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,060 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Lead Systems Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,779 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Lead Systems Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,340 based on 204 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,753.
Employees with Lead Systems Analyst in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (11.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (27.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (13.6% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (4.0% less).

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