$64,643
Avg. Salary
$25.28
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,010

Bonus

$2,685

Profit Sharing

$50.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Systems Analyst is $25.28 per hour.

The average pay for a Systems Analyst is $64,643 per year.

10%
$16.38
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$25.28
50%
$42.22
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MEDIAN $25.28
10%
$46k
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$65k
50%
$93k
90%
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MEDIAN $64,643
$45,677 - $93,471
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MEDIAN: $64,643
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$0$96K
Salary $45,677 - $93,471
Bonus $486 - $9,966
Profit Sharing $303 - $9,832
Commission $50.00
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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$43,551 - $96,221
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,342
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $16.38 - $42.22
Hourly Tips $2.28
Overtime $23.52 - $53.48
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $486 - $9,966
Commission $50.00
Profit Sharing $303 - $9,832
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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$43,551 - $96,221
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 982

Job Description

People who wish to work as systems analysts must be able to think outside the box, finding effective solutions for businesses and other clients. They must be adept at investigating problems and fixing them in the most efficient way possible. Systems analysts must be knowledgeable in programming languages, operating systems and hardware. Those hoping to work in this field must be educated in technology, and they must be able to keep up with the quickly changing world of software.

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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.

Common Career Paths


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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Systems Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 1,801 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $68,000 based on 1,150 salaries. An experienced Systems Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 825 salaries. A 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 $78,000 based on 310 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,136

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

Job Reviews

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

Systems Analyst in Colorado Springs:
"Software analysis and technical writing."
Pros: Diversity, customer contact, liaison with major transportation companies, technical bottom up analysis and development.
Cons: All Male Environment, lack of knowledge of position requirements by Upper Management.

Systems Analyst in Boston:
"IT Systems Analyst."
Pros: *Freedom to implement own ideas and approaches. *Opinions are heard. *Open communication environment.
Cons: *Monotonous. *Odd hours of work sometimes.

Systems Analyst in Baltimore:
"Flexible schedule."
Pros: The atmosphere and learning opportunities.
Cons: Waiting on projects to be approved by leadership.

Systems Analyst in Johnson City:
"Awesome."
Pros: Every changing field work with great people.
Cons: Stupid people poor management.

Systems Analyst in Johnson City:
"Never Give Up On Learning."
Start young and never quit learning new things. You may be "slave to all and master to none" with a never ending sense that nothing ever gets completed. But it does and your efforts make a difference.

Systems Analyst in Tempe:
Pros: Excellent manager. Flexible hours. New projects to work on constantly.
Cons: It's in Phoenix, Arizona. Company politics/organizational isolation.

Systems Analyst in Dallas:
"Ask For More."
If a large corporation, understand career paths and job classification levels (Senior, Principal, Director, etc). The level will determine bonus and salary band. The hiring manager can get you the extras if they want you. Once hired, it is harder to get big changes.

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Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1094 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲22%

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$64,000

▼10%

How Skills Affect Salaries


▲6%


▲3%


C#
▲2%

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National Average
$64,000

SQL
▼1%


HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1094 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%