15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts

Occupational Description:
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.

Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
Wages Updated to First Quarter, 2018
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Minnesota 16,630682$44.17/hr$0.71/hr$26.60/hr$33.62/hr$42.72/hr$53.44/hr$63.94/hr
U S 581,9605,820$44.90/hr$0.13/hr$26.02/hr$33.05/hr$42.74/hr$54.49/hr$67.71/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.

Leading Industries for Computer Systems Analysts
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Professional and Business Services8,860$44.67/hr
Financial Activities3,110$42.88/hr
Education and Health Services1,260$39.57/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities940$39.98/hr
Public Administration320$41.56/hr
Other Services30$40.68/hr
Leisure and Hospitality10$35.69/hr
Other Regional Data For Computer Systems Analysts
Geography (click title for details)OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2018 - 2028
Minnesota 16,630 $42.72/hr 8.0%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MetroSA 14,780 $43.73/hr N/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 14,670 $43.77/hr 8.5%
Central Minnesota 580 $34.32/hr 7.1%
Southeast Minnesota 500 $39.67/hr 1.8%
Northwest Minnesota 470 $32.21/hr 7.5%
Northwest Balance of State 390 $32.52/hr N/A
Rochester, MN MetroSA 380 $41.31/hr N/A
Fargo, ND-MN MetroSA 370 $35.28/hr N/A
La Crosse, WI-MN MetroSA 310 $33.35/hr N/A
Duluth, MN-WI MetroSA 300 $35.10/hr N/A
Northeast Minnesota 280 $35.27/hr 8.8%
Southwest Minnesota 250 $36.08/hr 5.8%
St. Cloud, MN MetroSA 250 $33.80/hr N/A
Southeast Balance of State 210 $36.61/hr N/A
Southwest Balance of State 110 $32.86/hr N/A
Mankato-North Mankato, MN MetroSA 100 $36.04/hr N/A
Grand Forks, ND-MN MetroSA 40 $38.05/hr N/A
Northeast Balance of State N/A N/A N/A