Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software with UNIX Skills Salary

Pay for Computer Software Systems Engineers with UNIX skills sits in the ballpark of $82K annually. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Computer Software Systems Engineers with UNIX skills — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$63,536 - $117,204
$64K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,197
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$27.73 - $51.89
$36
MEDIAN: $35.75
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$63,536 - $117,204  
   
Bonus
$3,064 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$3,225  
Total Pay (?
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$58,940 - $141,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$35.75  
   
Overtime
$57.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,064 - $29,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,225  
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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$58,940 - $141,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software

Pay by Experience for a Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 8 salaries. A Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $121,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 4%