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Senior Systems Engineer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $103,233 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$82,400 - $142,192
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $103,233
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Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$19.87 - $97.87
(Median)
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98
MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$82,400 - $142,192  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $14,958  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $6,638  
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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$83,380 - $148,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $97.87  
   
Overtime
$45.00 - $71.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $14,958  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $6,638  
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).
)
$83,380 - $148,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

National Average
$109,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 12%
Linux
up arrow 6%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 3%
Project
up arrow 2%
Requirements Analysis
up arrow 1%
VMware ESX
0%
National Average
$109,000
Controls
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Matlab
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 5%