• Computer Systems Analysts
  • Information Technology
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 90,230
    $56,130 range bar $134,390
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Computer systems analysts study an organization's computer systems and procedures. Their understanding of both business and information technology (IT) enables them to design information system solutions to help the organization operate more efficiently and effectively.

What do they typically do

  • Design and develop new systems by choosing and configuring hardware and software
  • Consult with managers to find out how they use the IT system in their organization
  • Train the system's end users and write instruction manuals
  • Devise ways to add new functionality to existing computer systems
  • Conduct testing to ensure that the systems work as expected
  • Prepare an analysis of costs and benefits so that management can decide if upgrades are financially worthwhile
  • Oversee the installation and configuration of new systems to customize them for the organization
  • Research emerging technologies to decide if installing them can make the organization more efficient and effective

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Average Annual
Job Growth +1.2%
Job Opening 2,491

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