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Computer Systems Analyst Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of computer systems analysts in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer systems analyst salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Systems Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,560
25th Percentile Wage
$68,310
50th Percentile Wage
$90,140
75th Percentile Wage
$117,500
90th Percentile Wage
$149,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer systems analysts in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $149,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer systems analysts is $52,560.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201690,1402.04%7.51%
201588,3003.39%-
201485,3101.15%-
201384,3301.14%-
201283,370--

Compare Computer Systems Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of computer systems analysts in 14 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry with an annual salary $95,940. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $84,230). For detailed computer systems analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$95,940
Scientific Research and Development Services
$95,720
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$95,680
Testing Laboratories
$92,270
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$90,260
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$90,140
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$89,940
Engineering Services
$89,760
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$89,090
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$88,040
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$87,730
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,190
Legal Services
$86,810
Specialized Design Services
$84,230

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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