A Senior Systems Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $99,105 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Storage Area Networking (SAN), VMware ESX, Microsoft Active Directory, UNIX, and Windows Operating System General Use.

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MEDIAN: $99,104
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Bonus
$0.00 - $23,132  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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$86,015 - $145,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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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.

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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$103,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 23%

VMware ESX
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 17%

UNIX
up arrow 16%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 2%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$103,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 7%

C++
up arrow 9%

Matlab
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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