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Senior Systems Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

Median pay for Senior Systems Engineers in Denver is around $97K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn vision coverage. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Denver Senior Systems Engineers are male. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$77,718 - $128,192
MEDIAN: $96,657

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$77,718 - $128,192  
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $4,000  
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).
$78,098 - $138,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Systems Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Lockheed Martin Corp offers the least pay with a median salary of $94K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $122K.

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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Project Management
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Requirements Analysis
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Storage Area Networking (SAN)
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VMware ESX
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word

National Average

Systems Engineering
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Microsoft Office
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


14 %
86 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 88% employee benefits None: 2%