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Occupation

Computer Systems Analysts

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.

Also known as

Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst), System Analyst, Computer Systems Consultant, Business Systems Analyst, Systems Analyst, Information Systems Analyst (ISA), Computer Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Computer Analyst, Applications Analyst

Education

The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
Bachelor's degree

Demand

Minnesota

Demand 5 / 5
10-Year Growth 8.0%
10-Year Openings 15,969

Wages

People in this occupation tend to earn between $35.56 to $56.33 per hour

Cost of Living

A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.

Daily Work Activities

  • Monitor computer system performance to ensure proper operation.
  • Coordinate software or hardware installation.
  • Test software performance.
  • Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.
  • Modify software programs to improve performance.

Licensing Information

No licenses found for this occupation.

Certification Information

Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.

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