The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $120,265 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.

$86,015 - $153,056
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MEDIAN: $120,265
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Salary
$86,015 - $153,056  
   
Bonus
$502 - $14,559  
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $34,521  
Commission
$41,750  
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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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$87,336 - $158,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158

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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

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

Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
040
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries



National Average
$123,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 9%


Linux
up arrow 5%



Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

UNIX
up arrow 2%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

VMware ESX
0%

National Average
$123,000

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 9%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 10%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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