Systems Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a systems analyst make?
Systems Analysts in America make, on average, $71,089 a year or $34.18 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $57,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $88,000. Most Systems Analyst jobs are in Health Care companies and Technology companies. States with the highest Systems Analyst salaries include New Jersey, California, New York, Rhode Island, and Virginia. The typical tenure for a Systems Analyst is 3.4 years.

Average Systems Analyst Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Systems Analyst in the United States is $71,089 per year or $34.18 per hour. Working in Washington, DC as a Systems Analyst will pay you the highest wages at around $84,704 per year. Even as an entry-level Systems Analyst, you will make $61,000 per year in Washington, DC. New Jersey, California, New York, Rhode Island, and Virginia are the states with the highest payscale for Systems Analysts. North Dakota, Arkansas, Louisiana, Montana, and Mississippi have the lowest reported salaries for Systems Analysts.

Map of Systems Analyst Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Systems Analysts earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Systems Analyst Salary By Company

Systems Analysts report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Systems Analysts are Health Care companies and Technology companies. Apple and Adobe are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like NetApp and Southern California Edison report highly competitive salaries for Systems Analysts.

Average Systems Analyst Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Systems Analyst works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Technology companies, Manufacturing companies, and Finance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Systems Analysts. Salaries for Systems Analysts in Technology companies average $72,155 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Finance companies pay $70,441 and $70,418, respectively. At $69,969, the average salary for Systems Analysts in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care

Systems Analyst Salary History

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National Average
Ashburn, VA

Systems Analyst Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Systems Analyst can range from $38,213 to $116,702 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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