Senior Systems Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

Salaries for Senior Systems Engineers in Denver, Colo. are generous, with average pay above six figures ($101K) per year. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Denver Senior Systems Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and most get vision benefits. Senior Systems Engineers in Denver who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$85,396 - $143,036
$85K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $101,282
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$85,396 - $143,036  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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$88,153 - $153,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer

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


For Denver Senior Systems Engineers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $94K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $100K on average. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $105K. As Senior Systems Engineers in Denver reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $132K.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

▲25%

▼0%

National Average
$105,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Requirements Analysis
▲4%


Project Management
▲2%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
$105,000


Linux
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

VMware ESX
▼8%

Matlab
▼9%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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