Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary

The average pay for a Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) is $97,233 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$70,234 - $136,337
$70K
$99K
$140K
MEDIAN: $98,830
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$25.80 - $75.31
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MEDIAN: $46.43
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$0$148K
Salary $70,234 - $136,337
Bonus $1,000 - $21,068
Profit Sharing $387.83 - $15,135
Commission $4,894 - $61,825
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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$70,305 - $148,729
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,426
Hourly Data $0$87
Hourly Rate $25.80 - $75.31
Overtime $30.64 - $87.26
Annual Data $0$148K
Bonus $1,000 - $21,068
Commission $4,894 - $61,825
Profit Sharing $387.83 - $15,135
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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$70,305 - $148,729
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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Job Description for Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Senior systems engineers (computer networking/IT) are generally responsible for managing and maintaining computer systems and tools; finding and fixing issues within systems; and implementing, monitoring, and building tools that automate repetitive tasks to minimize errors and prevent downtime. They develop automation frameworks using tools such as Chef and Puppet, and they generally must be familiar with version control systems such as git, relational databases like Oracle or MySQL, web servers (Apache and NGINX), and CMS applications (Drupal or Wordpress). Knowledge of Linux and/or Solaris is necessary. They must also be proficient in at least one programming language such as Ruby, Python, Perl, or PHP. They must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and must be comfortable at a command line using vi.

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Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Tasks

  • Document help desk troubleshooting procedures, operations manuals, and user guidance.
  • Research, design, implement, and troubleshoot information systems and technology solutions in support of business needs.

Common Career Paths for Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)


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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 139 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 460 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 863 salaries. A Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 342 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,838

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 255 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$102,000

▼9%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries

▲11%


▲5%

National Average
$102,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼2%

Virtualization
▼2%

▼5%










Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 255 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 9%
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