On average, Senior Systems Engineers in Huntsville earn six-figure salaries ($102K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Cash earnings for Senior Systems Engineers in Huntsville, Ala. — including $10K in bonuses and $7K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $80K to $154K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Huntsville Senior Systems Engineers survey respondents are men (79 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$80,076 - $151,514
MEDIAN: $101,961

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$80,076 - $151,514  
$0.00 - $9,955  
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$1,014 - $7,071  
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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).
$80,435 - $153,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Requirements Analysis
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Engineering Design
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C++ Programming Language
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Project Management
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


21 %
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 9%