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Systems Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$71,000
$57,000
$71,000
$88,000
Systems analysts in the United States make an average salary of $71,089 per year or $34.18 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $57,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $88,000. If you like following the crowd, health care and technology companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, retail, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, California, New York, Rhode Island, and Virginia provide the highest systems analyst salaries.
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Map of Systems Analyst Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Systems Analyst Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a systems analyst is roughly $71,089 per year, which boils down to $34.18 per hour. Interestingly enough, systems analysts have the highest salaries in Washington, DC at about $84,704 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $61,000. Additionally, systems analysts make more than the average salary in Cupertino, CA, Jersey City, NJ, New York, NY, Richmond, VA, and Bridgewater, MA. On a more broad level, systems analyst salaries are highest in New Jersey, California, New York, Rhode Island, Virginia, Connecticut, and Maryland. On the contrary, North Dakota, Arkansas, and Louisiana offer the lowest systems analyst salaries.

City
Average Salary
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$84,704
$85k
Cupertino, CA
Cupertino, CA
$84,421
$84k
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ
$82,469
$82k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$79,833
$80k
Richmond, VA
Richmond, VA
$78,276
$78k
Bridgewater, MA
Bridgewater, MA
$76,166
$76k
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$76,145
$76k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$75,977
$76k
Wilmington, DE
Wilmington, DE
$75,262
$75k
Jacksonville, NC
Jacksonville, NC
$75,041
$75k

High Paying Systems Analyst Jobs

Average Systems Analyst Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Apple and Adobe as they offer the highest salaries for systems analysts.

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Systems Analyst Salary History

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    Average Systems Analyst Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, systems analyst salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, retail, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for systems analysts. For example, systems analysts make a whopping average salary of $71,987 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $71,765 at retail companies and $71,167 at manufacturing companies. But systems analysts may want to avoid working in the finance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $68,753.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Technology
    Technology
    $71,987
    $72k
    Retail
    Retail
    $71,765
    $72k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $71,167
    $71k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $70,300
    $70k
    Finance
    Finance
    $68,753
    $69k

    Systems Analyst Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a systems analyst can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

    Recently Added Systems Analyst Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Systems Analyst
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    Tucson, AZ
    Tucson, AZ
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $48,297
    $48,297
    10/30/2020
    EDP Systems Analyst II-Northern Essex Community College
    EDP Systems Analyst II-Northern Essex Community College
    Haverhill, MA
    Haverhill, MA
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $60,291
    $60,291
    10/30/2020
    Systems Analyst III-REV Cycl
    Systems Analyst III-REV Cycl
    Rochester, MN
    Rochester, MN
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $140,706
    $140,706
    10/29/2020
    Systems Analyst
    Systems Analyst
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids, MI
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $75,000
    $75,000
    10/28/2020
    Systems Analyst
    Systems Analyst
    Brookfield, WI
    Brookfield, WI
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $59,480
    $59,480
    10/28/2020
    Systems Analyst 2
    Systems Analyst 2
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus, OH
    10/25/2020
    10/25/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    10/25/2020
    Systems Analyst I or II-Depending On Qualifications
    Systems Analyst I or II-Depending On Qualifications
    Athens, GA
    Athens, GA
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $47,565
    $47,565
    10/20/2020
    Systems Analyst
    Systems Analyst
    San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio, TX
    10/17/2020
    10/17/2020
    $62,610
    $62,610
    10/17/2020
    Recruitment System Analyst
    Recruitment System Analyst
    Richmond, VA
    Richmond, VA
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $45,914
    $45,914
    10/16/2020
    Info Systems Environment Analyst IV
    Info Systems Environment Analyst IV
    Merced, CA
    Merced, CA
    10/08/2020
    10/08/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    10/08/2020