Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 538,800 people employed as computer systems analysts in the United States. The median annual salary is $99,270. Entry level employees earn approximately $60,680 per year and senior employees earn approximately $158,010 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.