Computer Systems Analysts

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What do Computer Systems Analysts do?

Computer systems analysts analyze business, scientific, engineering or other technical requirements or problems, and design computer systems to meet clients' needs.

How to become: Computer Systems Analysts

You usually need either a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, commerce or business administration or a college program in computer science.

You usually need experience as a computer programmer.

If you wish to specialize in commercial or engineering and scientific applications, you must take specific college or university courses or obtain experience in those areas.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor or data processing manager.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 10 has a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Computer Systems Analysts

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Technology (Business Systems Development) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Bachelor of Technology (Digital Health) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on April 06, 2022

How much do Computer Systems Analysts make?

Low:
$52,000
Average:
$85,342
High:
$125,008

Job openings for Computer Systems Analysts

Job Seekers:
98,600
Job Openings:
113,000