Computer Systems Analysts

risk level
Based on 369 votes
by year 2032
or $49.90 per hour
as of 2023

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Automation risk

54% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

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Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Originality

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

35% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a higher chance of automation: 54% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Computer Systems Analysts will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?


The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)


Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Computer Systems Analysts' job openings is expected to rise 9.4% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.


Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Computer Systems Analysts' was $103,800, or $49 per hour

'Computer Systems Analysts' were paid 116.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 498,810 people employed as 'Computer Systems Analysts' within the United States.

This represents around 0.33% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 304 people are employed as 'Computer Systems Analysts'.

Job description

Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

SOC Code: 15-1211.00


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Victor A Reinhart (No chance) says
The computer analyst is the human who communicates with the business to determine their needs, and then considers the existing system to make high-level decisions, such as build or buy.
May 21, 2023 at 09:09 PM
aaron (Moderate) says
evolved machine learning / neural could take some ground in repetitive manual tasks eventually
Apr 01, 2021 at 02:50 AM
Sonia (No chance) says
The business analyst has to gather information from a client and explains his/her analysis to the developers that will build the programs that automate humans action on a computer.
Nov 22, 2020 at 09:34 PM
Luana Marçal (No chance) says
This area develops the A.I environment. It is meaningless to create the end of my profession myself
May 31, 2020 at 03:18 AM
Ratheesh says
Yes, because of computer required for the future
Nov 18, 2019 at 11:42 AM

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