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Late-Career Senior Systems Engineer Salary (United States)

A Late-Career Senior Systems Engineer earns an average salary of $115,018 per year.
Late-Career Senior Systems Engineer Salary (?
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$83,501 - $154,306
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $115,018
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Late-Career Senior Systems Engineer Salary (?
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$35.30 - $93.98
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$83,501 - $154,306  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,201  
Profit Sharing
$783 - $13,029  
Commission
$0.00 - $45,021  
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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$84,750 - $161,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,349
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$35.30 - $93.98  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $79.60  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,201  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $45,021  
Profit Sharing
$783 - $13,029  
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).
)
$84,750 - $161,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Baltimore
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Seattle
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$119,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 5%
Engineering Design
up arrow 4%
Requirements Analysis
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 2%
Project
up arrow 1%
National Average
$119,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Controls
up arrow 1%
UNIX
up arrow 5%
SQL
up arrow 5%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 8%
Linux
up arrow 9%
VMware ESX
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 7%