More than three-fourths of Phoenix Senior Systems Engineers are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $75K to $130K per year, and the average comes out to $94K annually. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and more than half get vision benefits. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$75,171 - $115,895
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$94K
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MEDIAN: $93,734
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Salary
$75,171 - $115,895  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $54,631  
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$74,710 - $129,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$55.30  
   
Overtime
$43.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $54,631  
   
Total Pay (?
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$74,710 - $129,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$95,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Controls
up arrow 18%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 12%

Engineering Design
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

VMware ESX
0%

Microsoft Active Directory
0%

National Average
$95,000

Systems Engineering
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Linux
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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