Known for taking on a considerable number of Late-Career Senior Systems Engineers, Lockheed Martin Corp, The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Raytheon Co. are leading firms in the industry. Employees at Northrop Grumman Corporation enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $147K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $111K and higher ones not far away at only $176K. Late-Career Senior Systems Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company ($141K), The Boeing Company ($140K), and Lockheed Martin Corp ($133K).
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $115K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $95K to $150K. Workers at Dell, Inc., Raytheon Co., and Lockheed Martin Corp also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $124K, $129K, and $133K respectively.