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Senior Systems Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $97,529 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Storage Area Networking (SAN) is associated with high pay for this job.

$77,958 - $129,456
(Median)
$78K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,528
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Salary
$77,958 - $129,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $9,933  
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).
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$79,873 - $141,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

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

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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%


National Average
$102,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 26%

VMware ESX
up arrow 8%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 8%

Engineering Design
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

UNIX
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%

National Average
$102,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Matlab
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%