|Quick Facts: Computer Systems Analysts|
$99,270 per year
$47.73 per hour
|9% (Faster than average)|
Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and design ways to improve efficiency.
Most computer systems analysts work full time.
Computer systems analysts typically need a bachelor’s degree to enter the occupation. Studying a computer science or information systems field is common, although not always a requirement. Some firms hire job candidates who have a degree in business or liberal arts along with relevant skills.
The median annual wage for computer systems analysts was $99,270 in May 2021.
Employment of computer systems analysts is projected to grow 9 percent from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations.
About 44,500 openings for computer systems analysts are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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