Computer Systems Analysts


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+7.4% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree


What Computer Systems Analysts Do

Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Other Job Titles Computer Systems Analysts May Have

Applications Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Computer Analyst, Computer Systems Analyst, Computer Systems Consultant, Information Systems Analyst (ISA), Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst), System Analyst, Systems Analyst

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Implementation Specialist ,


A great day in my shoes involves client calls that all go very well. Going very well means that we have strategic calls that allow us to continue moving along with their implementation. If any roadblocks are hit I know exactly where I need to go to get answers or advice.

Implementation Specialist ,


A great day is when I work with clients that are motivated & excited to setup and launch the products we provide and see the benefits and efficiencies it creates for their teams.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems.
  • Troubleshoot program and system malfunctions to restore normal functioning.
  • Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow.
  • Use the computer in the analysis and solution of business problems, such as development of integrated production and inventory control and cost analysis systems.
  • Consult with management to ensure agreement on system principles.

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