Senior Systems Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $112,110 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are VMware ESX, Linux, and Requirements Analysis. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$80,734 - $148,745
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $112,110
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Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$45.37 - $101.73
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MEDIAN: $90
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$80,734 - $148,745  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,456  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $24,832  
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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$83,266 - $163,027  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$45.37 - $101.73  
   
Overtime
$52.08 - $111.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,456  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $24,832  
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).
)
$83,266 - $163,027  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

National Average
$117,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 21%
Linux
up arrow 17%
Requirements Analysis
up arrow 14%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
National Average
$117,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%
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