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Computer Systems Analyst Salary

National Average
$35,000 $72,176 /year $112,000
$35 /hour
National Average
$2,917 $6,014 /month $9,333
$35 /hour
National Average
$673 $1,388 /week $2,154
$35 /hour
National Average
$16.83 $35 /hour $53.85
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $105,500 $8,791 $2,028 $51
75th Percentile $86,000 $7,166 $1,653 $41
Average $72,176 $6,014 $1,388 $35
25th Percentile $55,500 $4,625 $1,067 $27
Computer Systems Analyst Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

How much does a Computer Systems Analyst make?

As of May 16, 2022, the average annual pay for a Computer Systems Analyst in the United States is $72,176 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $34.70 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,388/week or $6,015/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $112,000 and as low as $35,000, the majority of Computer Systems Analyst salaries currently range between $55,500 (25th percentile) to $86,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $105,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Computer Systems Analyst varies greatly (by as much as $30,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Computer Systems Analyst job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Computer Systems Analyst in your area makes on average $74,692 per year, or $2,516 (3%) more than the national average annual salary of $72,176. Virginia ranks number 6 out of 50 states nationwide for Computer Systems Analyst salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Computer Systems Analyst jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Computer Systems Analyst on ZipRecruiter today.

What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Computer Systems Analyst Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Computer Systems Analyst job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $13,549 (18.8%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $16,806 (23.3%) above the $72,176 average.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Computer Systems Analyst appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 11% between San Mateo, CA and Knik-Fairview, AK, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Computer Systems Analyst role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$88,982$7,415$1,711$42.78
Berkeley, CA$85,966$7,164$1,653$41.33
Daly City, CA$85,726$7,144$1,649$41.21
Richmond, CA$83,480$6,957$1,605$40.13
Stamford, CT$81,288$6,774$1,563$39.08
Bellevue, WA$81,067$6,756$1,559$38.97
San Francisco, CA$80,368$6,697$1,546$38.64
Brooklyn, NY$79,815$6,651$1,535$38.37
Lakes, AK$79,485$6,624$1,529$38.21
Knik-Fairview, AK$79,385$6,615$1,527$38.17

What are Top 5 Best Paying Related Computer Systems Analyst Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Computer Systems Analyst job category that pay more per year than a typical Computer Systems Analyst salary. Top examples of these roles include: Business Systems Analyst IV, Business Analyst IV, and Senior Business Systems Analyst.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $37,114 (51.4%) and $53,946 (74.7%) more than the average Computer Systems Analyst salary of $72,176. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Computer Systems Analyst jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Computer Systems Analyst position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Business Systems Analyst IV$126,122$10,510$2,425$60.64
Business Analyst IV$114,266$9,522$2,197$54.94
Senior Business Systems Analyst$109,371$9,114$2,103$52.58
Principal Systems Analyst$109,357$9,113$2,103$52.58
Computer Systems Software Engineer$109,290$9,108$2,102$52.54
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.