Senior Systems Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

Senior Systems Engineers in Denver, Colo. can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $104K) surpassing six figures annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Work is enjoyable for Denver Senior Systems Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Senior Systems Engineers in Denver are male. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn vision coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$87,262 - $145,774
$87K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $103,818
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$993 - $12,275  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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$89,081 - $158,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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

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
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

▲20%

▼0%

National Average
$110,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries



Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
$110,000


Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼2%


Microsoft Office
▼5%

Linux
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

Matlab
▼12%

VMware ESX
▼13%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: 4%
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