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Senior Systems Engineer Salary in Los Angeles

The average pay for a Senior Systems Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $106,684 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Active Directory, Systems Engineering, VMware ESX, and Project Management.

$78,598 - $148,544
MEDIAN: $106,684

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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.
$78,598 - $148,544  
$0.00 - $18,090  
Profit Sharing
$2,200 - $18,720  
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).
$80,627 - $157,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer in Los Angeles, California

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

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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Systems Engineering
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Microsoft Active Directory
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VMware ESX
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Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average

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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Office
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Requirements Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


17 %
83 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%