Computer Systems Analyst Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of computer systems analysts in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer systems analyst salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Systems Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,500
25th Percentile Wage
$67,210
50th Percentile Wage
$88,100
75th Percentile Wage
$115,820
90th Percentile Wage
$147,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer systems analysts in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer systems analysts is $147,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer systems analysts is $52,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer systems analysts in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,1001.27%7.93%
201586,9803.59%-
201483,8601.30%-
201382,7702.01%-
201281,110--

Compare Computer Systems Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of computer systems analysts in 20 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer systems analyst occupations is the other information services industry with an annual salary $103,750. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $74,770). For detailed computer systems analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$103,750
Other Information Services
$103,750
Radio Broadcasting
$96,940
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$94,540
Satellite Telecommunications
$94,530
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$92,520
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$92,150
Television Broadcasting
$91,010
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$90,350
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$89,450
Software Publishers
$87,980
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$87,290
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$86,770
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$86,770
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$86,200
Telecommunications
$82,310
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$81,320
Other Telecommunications
$80,460
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$77,820
Newspaper Publishers
$74,770

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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