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Computer Systems Analyst Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of computer systems analysts in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer systems analyst salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer Systems Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,570
25th Percentile Wage
$62,430
50th Percentile Wage
$77,050
75th Percentile Wage
$92,870
90th Percentile Wage
$106,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer systems analysts in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $106,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer systems analysts is $51,570.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,0502.39%7.11%
201575,2102.10%-
201473,6301.71%-
201372,3701.11%-
201271,570--

Compare Computer Systems Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of computer systems analysts in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $93,430. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $74,800). For detailed computer systems analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$93,430
Federal government, including USPS
$90,770
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$80,680
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$78,430
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$77,050
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$76,280
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$75,360
State government, including schools and hospitals
$74,800

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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