Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and find a solution that is more efficient and effective.Work Environment
Most computer systems analysts work full time. Some work more than 40 hours per week.How to Become a Computer Systems Analyst
A bachelor’s degree in a computer or information science field is common, although not always a requirement. Some firms hire analysts with business or liberal arts degrees who have skills in information technology or computer programming.Pay
The median annual wage for computer systems analysts was $93,730 in May 2020.Job Outlook
Employment of computer systems analysts is projected to grow 7 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
About 47,500 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.State & Area Data
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