$87,166
Avg. Salary
$39.41
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$5,174

Profit Sharing

$2,973

The average pay for a Senior Systems Analyst is $39.41 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Systems Analyst is $87,166 per year.

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MEDIAN $87,166
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$0$121K
Salary $63,678 - $115,078
Bonus $964 - $14,555
Profit Sharing $197 - $9,970
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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$63,794 - $121,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,334
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $24.34 - $65.37
Hourly Tips $4.00
Overtime $32.68 - $73.25
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $964 - $14,555
Profit Sharing $197 - $9,970
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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$63,794 - $121,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 275

Job Description for Senior Systems Analyst

Senior systems analysts are in charge of implementing and analyzing complex systems for their organizations, which includes planning development, testing, and deployment processes for various departments, and they report their progress to informational systems managers.

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Senior Systems Analyst Tasks

  • Conduct application testing and provide database management support.
  • Create and maintain documentation as necessary for operational and security audits.
  • Establish new users, manage access levels and reset passwords.
  • Analyze and route issues into the proper ticketing systems and update and close tickets in a timely manner.
  • Devise or modify procedures to solve problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations.

Senior Systems Analyst Pay By Employer

$0$124K

$76,741

$85,430

UST Global Inc
17 profiles
$72,746

Cognizant
16 profiles
$73,741

Accenture
15 profiles
$76,302

$105,394

Ascension Health
11 profiles
$76,999

$87,742

$84,594

Qualcomm Inc
7 profiles
$100,773

Common Career Paths for Senior Systems Analyst


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Senior Systems Analysts' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an IT Senior Project Manager. The average IT Senior Project Manager brings home $112K per year. A lot of Senior Systems Analysts advance their careers by becoming Information Technology Project Managers and Information Technology Managers. However, those positions offer $3K less and $12K less per year on average.

Senior Systems Analyst Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Systems Analyst


Senior Systems Analysts report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in C++, Oracle, UNIX, and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know SQL. Skill sets containing Microsoft Office also tend to include Project Management and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 306 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 $84,000 based on 767 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 872 salaries. A Senior 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 $96,000 based on 370 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,105

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Senior Systems Analysts in San Diego enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 16 percent above the national average. Senior Systems Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+13 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). With compensation 13 percent below the national average, Indianapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (8 percent lower) and St. Paul (6 percent lower).

Senior Systems Analyst Reviews

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

Senior Systems Analyst in Cleveland:
"Cleveland rocks."
Pros: It is a great town with a lot of things to do.
Cons: Commuting is not at all fun too long.

Senior Systems Analyst in Torrance:
Pros: I have excellent experience with all my colleagues.
Cons: The Salary is not fairly justify.

Senior Systems Analyst in Washington:
"Need to know a little of everything."
I this job you must have strong technical skills as well as an understanding of the services provided by your organization.

Senior Systems Analyst in Ashburn:
"Work hard."
Work hard and take ownership of issues.

Senior Systems Analyst in Petersburg:
"Be versitile."
Do not get wrapped around one Operating System, one field concentration (server administration, networking etc...), or lock yourself into a small handful of applications. You need to venture out, test and explore.

Senior Systems Analyst in Washington:
"Stay ahead of the technology curve."
- Stay ahead of the technology curve; IT is a fast changing career. - Keep learning new skills, technical, people, writing and management; - Be aware of the next big, hot technology area; - Know the industries in your area and the technology sk

Senior Systems Analyst in Athens:
"Flexibility."
Put in the time to learn how to learn. The job is ever changing don't be afraid of the change go with it. Be flexible with your company to work when they need you. Expect them to be the same. You will need to move around to start but once you have reach mid level you need to stay put for longer.

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Analyst

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 612 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Analyst Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$89,000

▼5%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Analyst Salaries

C++
▲3%

▲2%

▲2%

▲1%


SQL
▼0%

National Average
$89,000


ASP.NET
▼1%


C#
▼3%






Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 612 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%