Senior Systems Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $100,501 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Storage Area Networking (SAN), Project Management, UNIX, and Systems Engineering.

$84,050 - $133,313
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MEDIAN: $100,806
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$84,050 - $133,313  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,113  
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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$86,022 - $142,686  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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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
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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 $90,000 based on 12 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 $101,000 based on 39 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 $117,000 based on 43 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 $104,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

▲14%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$103,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲23%

Project Management
▲16%

UNIX
▲16%


Windows Operating System General Use
▲8%

Requirements Analysis
▲7%

VMware ESX
▼0%

National Average
$103,000

Microsoft Active Directory
▼2%

Engineering Design
▼4%

▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

C++
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

C++ Programming Language
▼10%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 5%
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