Senior Systems Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

Wages for Senior Systems Engineers in Denver are generous, with average pay above six figures ($107K) per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn vision coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$84,572 - $147,949
$85K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $106,559
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Salary $84,572 - $147,949
Bonus $997 - $12,192
Profit Sharing $7,000
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$87,518 - $160,746
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 24 salaries. A Senior Systems Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

▲17%

National Average
$112,000

▼2%

▼10%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries


National Average
$112,000


Windows Operating System General Use
▼2%


Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼4%


Microsoft Office
▼7%

Linux
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Matlab
▼14%

VMware ESX
▼15%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 7%
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