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Computer systems analyst


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Computer systems analyst

  1. 1. Computer Systems Analyst<br />Zach Harless<br />
  2. 2. Everyday Duties<br />Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information<br />Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, auditing, or verifying information or data<br />Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems<br />Source: <br /><br />
  3. 3. Education<br />Undergraduate degree in computer science or related subjects<br />High school students should study mathematics, computer science, and physics<br />Source:<br />
  4. 4. Salary<br />$36.30 hourly, $75,500 annual<br />Source:<br />
  5. 5. Part of career I’ll like best/least<br />Best: Testing, maintaining, and monitoring computer programs and systems and coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems<br />Least: Interview or survey workers, observe job performance<br />Source: <br /><br />
  6. 6. Interesting Fact 1<br />Because systems problems are so diverse, many analysts specialize in either business, engineering, or scientific applications<br />Source:<br />
  7. 7. Interesting Fact 2<br />Even though the technology world often consists of teams, computer systems analysts often spend time working independently<br />Source:<br />
  8. 8. Interesting Fact 3<br />Many systems analysts have transferred into this field from other occupations, especially computer programming<br />Source:<br /><br />
  9. 9. Interesting Fact 4<br />Projected growth (2008-2018) is much faster than average (20% or higher)<br />Source:<br /><br />
  10. 10. Interesting Fact 5<br />Computer systems analysts are susceptible to eyestrain, back discomfort, and hand and wrist problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome or cumulative trauma disorder<br />Source: <br /><br />
  11. 11. Interesting Fact 6<br />Median annual earnings of wage-and-salary computer systems analysts were $69,760 in May 2006. The middle 50 percent earned between $54,320 and $87,600 a year. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $42,780, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $106,820<br />Source: <br /><br />