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

A Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $102,432 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$80,063 - $140,432
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $102,431
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Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$19.87 - $97.87
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,063 - $140,432  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $14,733  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $12,080  
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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$81,526 - $147,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $97.87  
   
Overtime
$45.00 - $68.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $14,733  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $12,080  
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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$81,526 - $147,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

National Average
$108,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

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

Engineering Design
up arrow 13%
UNIX
up arrow 10%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 5%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 4%
Project
up arrow 3%
C++
up arrow 1%
Requirements Analysis
up arrow 1%
VMware ESX
up arrow 1%
National Average
$108,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Controls
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%
Matlab
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 57 votes.
Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 6%
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