The average salary for a Senior Systems Analyst with SQL skills is $88,805.
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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. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask on separate projects are important for senior systems analysts, and their main responsibilities often focus on software design, programming, and application maintenance. …Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Systems Analyst
The top respondents for the job title Senior Systems Analyst are from the companies UnitedHealth Group, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. Reported salaries are highest at Health Net, Inc. where the average pay is $122,250. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Liberty Mutual Insurance Group and Davis School District, earning around $104,452 and $100,938, respectively. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp pays the lowest at around $75,765. Anthem and UnitedHealth Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $83,233 and $84,287, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Analyst
Microsoft SQL Server
Skills in Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Analyst
An early career Senior Systems Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,697 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,487 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,759 based on 342 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,107.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Systems Analyst in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (10.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.6% less).
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