Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software with UNIX Skills Salary

Computer Software Systems Engineers with UNIX skills take home approximately $86K per year on average. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Computer Software Systems Engineers with UNIX skills are male. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Computer Software Systems Engineers with UNIX skills — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$65,027 - $118,593
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$86K
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MEDIAN: $86,372
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MEDIAN: $35.75
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$65,027 - $118,593  
   
Bonus
$3,064 - $29,361  
Total Pay (?
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$62,726 - $145,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$35.75  
   
Overtime
$57.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,064 - $29,361  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,726 - $145,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Computer Software Systems Engineers with UNIX skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $77K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $87K on average. Computer Software Systems Engineers with UNIX skills see a median salary of $90K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $121K.

Key Stats for Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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