The average salary for a Senior Systems Analyst with Business Analysis skills is $89,315.
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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, Starbucks Corporation and Fidelity Investments. 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 Pacific Life and Starbucks Corporation, earning around $110,164 and $104,500, respectively. Fidelity Investments pays the lowest at around $84,992. Tyson Foods, Inc. and UnitedHealth Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $91,000 and $91,715, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Analyst
Microsoft SQL Server
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Project Management and SQL.
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 $78,914 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,105 based on 249 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,842 based on 403 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,767.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Systems Analyst in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (10.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less).
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