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Computer Systems Analyst Salary Information in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts

The annual and hourly salary statistics of computer systems analysts in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of computer systems analysts in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Computer Systems Analysts in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,510
25th Percentile Wage
$71,390
50th Percentile Wage
$89,400
75th Percentile Wage
$113,110
90th Percentile Wage
$138,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer systems analysts in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.13
25th Percentile Wage
$34.32
50th Percentile Wage
$42.98
75th Percentile Wage
$54.38
90th Percentile Wage
$66.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer systems analysts in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.59. The median hourly salary is $42.98. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.13.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201689,4000.44%6.40%
201589,0105.22%-
201484,3602.47%-
201382,280-1.70%-
201283,680--

Table 3. Compare Computer Systems Analyst Salary in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with Other Massachusetts Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $89,400 in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is in the middle of salary range for computer systems analysts in state of Massachusetts. In comparison, the annual salary of computer systems analysts in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is 17.3 percent (17.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Taunton-Norton-Raynham and 34.7 percent (34.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$108,130
Framingham
$96,640
New Bedford
$91,650
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$89,910
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$89,400
Peabody
$89,070
Springfield
$88,830
Worcester
$87,170
Barnstable Town
$80,940
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$80,420
Pittsfield
$78,880
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$73,390
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$70,710
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$58,370

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