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BUSINESS ANALYST, IN-DEPTH: Understanding Computer Systems Is A Skill In High Demand

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Donte, a business analyst, describes what he loves about his job, its challenges, how difficult it is to get into his field, and work-life balance. In this highly specialized job, if someone presents him with a problem he can't say "I don't know" - he's the only one who can fix it!

Degree: Business
Job Title: Business Analyst

Job Summary: Computer Systems Analysts

Job Description

Computer systems analysts study an organization's current computer systems and procedures and make recommendations to management to help the organization operate more efficiently and effectively. They bring business and information technology (IT) together by understanding the needs and limitations of both.

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Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$50,000 - $120,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Analytical skills, Creativity, Teamwork, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Problem solving skills

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m='11240'>people,</span> <span m='11630'>so</span> <span m='11790'>I</span> <span m='12010'>get</span> <span m='12190'>to</span> <span m='12260'>build</span> <span m='12530'>relationships</span> <span m='13280'>with</span> <span m='13460'>other</span> <span m='13630'>people,</span> <span m='13960'>which</span> <span m='14160'>is</span> <span m='14310'>great.</span> <span m='15280'>I</span> <span m='15390'>guess</span> <span m='15820'>the</span> <span m='16070'>biggest</span> <span m='16400'>challenge</span> <span m='17250'>in</span> <span m='17440'>my</span> <span m='17590'>job</span> <span m='17990'>would</span> <span m='18170'>be</span> <span m='19230'>just</span> <span m='20330'>being</span> <span m='21010'>one</span> <span m='21250'>of</span> <span m='21380'>the</span> <span m='21520'>only</span> <span m='21800'>resources</span> <span m='22520'>for</span> <span m='22650'>what</span> <span m='22820'>I</span> <span m='22920'>do.</span> <span m='23420'>So</span> <span m='24450'>when</span> <span m='24580'>you</span> <span m='24690'>don't</span> <span m='24850'>know</span> <span m='24990'>the</span> <span m='25140'>answer</span> <span m='25520'>to</span> <span m='25585'>the</span> <span m='25650'>question,</span> <span m='26330'>I</span> <span m='26410'>can't</span> <span m='26740'>say,</span> <span m='26900'>I</span> <span m='27020'>don't</span> <span m='27250'>know.</span> <span m='27740'>I've</span> <span m='27920'>got</span> <span m='28100'>to</span> <span m='28190'>go</span> <span m='28390'>find</span> <span m='28720'>the</span> <span m='28820'>answer,</span> <span m='29660'>wherever</span> <span m='30090'>that</span> <span m='30290'>may</span> <span m='30430'>lie.</span> </p><p><span m='31340'>Is</span> <span m='31530'>it</span> <span m='31590'>hard</span> <span m='31880'>to</span> <span m='31950'>get</span> <span m='32100'>a</span> <span m='32159'>job</span> <span m='32409'>in</span> <span m='32490'>my</span> <span m='32630'>industry?</span> 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m='49400'>it's</span> <span m='49700'>not</span> <span m='49950'>necessarily</span> <span m='50420'>hard</span> <span m='50920'>in</span> <span m='51280'>this</span> <span m='52150'>particular</span> <span m='52700'>system,</span> <span m='54192'>but</span> <span m='54680'>in</span> <span m='54920'>general</span> <span m='55720'>it's</span> <span m='56410'>very</span> <span m='56900'>difficult</span> <span m='57440'>and</span> <span m='57550'>a</span> <span m='57600'>very</span> <span m='58740'>challenging</span> <span m='59670'>career</span> <span m='59890'>market.</span> </p><p><span m='60840'>So,</span> <span m='61080'>work-life</span> <span m='61490'>balance.</span> <span m='62040'>I</span> <span m='62110'>would</span> <span m='62300'>say</span> <span m='63050'>just</span> <span m='63370'>generally</span> <span m='63810'>speaking,</span> <span m='64720'>I</span> <span m='65069'>have</span> <span m='65250'>a</span> <span m='65340'>really</span> <span m='65550'>hard</span> <span 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