Systems Analyst Salary

The average salary for a Systems Analyst is $63,924 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,896 - $93,062
$45K
$64K
$93K
MEDIAN: $63,974
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$16.45 - $40.96
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MEDIAN: $24.49
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$0$95K
Salary $44,896 - $93,062
Bonus $59.60 - $10,087
Profit Sharing $-0.48 - $9,935
Commission $0.00
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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$42,967 - $95,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,960
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $16.45 - $40.96
Overtime $22.58 - $53.93
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $59.60 - $10,087
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $-0.48 - $9,935
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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$42,967 - $95,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 533

Job Description for Systems Analyst

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 for Systems Analyst


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Systems Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Systems Analyst

Popular Skills for Systems Analyst

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Analyst

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: $63,341

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

Systems Analyst Reviews

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

Systems Analyst in San Diego:
"Many but not very well defined responsibilities."
Pros: Working with technology, programming and being able to create something useful.
Cons: Jack of all trades but master of none. I code, test software, write requirements, assist in troubleshooting, some project management.

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

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Key Stats for Systems Analyst

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 563 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Systems Analyst Salaries

▲23%

▲18%

▲8%

National Average
$63,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Systems Analyst Salaries


▲7%


▲4%


C#
▲3%

▲2%



SQL
▼0%

HTML
▼0%

National Average
$63,000





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 563 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%