The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $120,500 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.

$85,026 - $154,169
(Median)
$85K
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MEDIAN: $120,500
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$85,026 - $154,169  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $14,293  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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$86,058 - $158,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
632,019
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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries



National Average
$122,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$122,000

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

VMware ESX
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 9%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 9%

UNIX
up arrow 10%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 14%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 14%

Matlab
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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