Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $119,224 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$90,010 - $154,360
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MEDIAN: $119,758
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Salary
$90,010 - $154,360  
   
Bonus
$512 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $34,765  
Commission
$46,750  
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$92,426 - $161,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 141

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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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 $93,000 based on 13 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 $106,000 based on 56 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 $123,000 based on 69 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 $144,000 based on 42 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

▲18%

▲1%

National Average
$122,000

▼14%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲9%


Linux
▲4%



Microsoft Office
▲2%

UNIX
▲1%


▼0%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
$122,000

Microsoft Active Directory
▼1%

Matlab
▼2%

SQL
▼9%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼10%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 12%
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