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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
$53,510
25th Percentile Wage
$69,200
50th Percentile Wage
$91,300
75th Percentile Wage
$119,540
90th Percentile Wage
$152,600

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 $152,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer systems analysts is $53,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer systems analysts in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$91,300
1.27% 8.69%
2016
$90,140
2.04% -
2015
$88,300
3.39% -
2014
$85,310
1.15% -
2013
$84,330
1.14% -
2012
$83,370
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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 physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $98,880. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $76,210). 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 Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$98,880
Scientific Research and Development Services
$98,290
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$92,650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$91,300
Engineering Services
$91,260
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$91,240
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$90,820
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$90,750
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$88,510
Legal Services
$88,340
Testing Laboratories
$88,150
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$87,490
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$82,930
Specialized Design Services
$76,210

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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