Computer Systems Analysts

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.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $32.16/hr
Median: $41.55/hr
Experienced: $52.59/hr

Current Employment
2,617 (2018)

Projected Employment
2,765 (2029)

Growth for Computer Systems Analysts

2018 Jobs2029 JobsChange (2018-2029)% Change (2018-2029)

Industries Employing Computer Systems Analysts

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2018)% of Occupation in Industry (2018)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2018)
Computer Systems Design Services58622.4%13.8%
Custom Computer Programming Services32412.4%13.7%
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices 1927.3%3.8%
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers1485.6%4.7%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals823.1%0.4%

Occupational Tasks

  • Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow.
  • Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems.
  • Develop, document and revise system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards.
  • Provide staff and users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems.
  • Review and analyze computer printouts and performance indicators to locate code problems, and correct errors by correcting codes.