Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with UNIX Skills Salary

Senior Systems Engineers with UNIX skills can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $108K) surpassing six figures annually. Total cash compensation to Senior Systems Engineers with UNIX skills bottoms out near $74K and approaches $142K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $21K from bonuses and almost $24K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Senior Systems Engineers with UNIX skills are male. Most Senior Systems Engineers with UNIX skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,652 - $133,132
$70K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $107,840
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$49.00 - $67.43
$56
MEDIAN: $55.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,652 - $133,132  
   
Bonus
$18.55 - $20,596  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $23,839  
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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$74,393 - $142,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$55.50  
   
Overtime
$61.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$18.55 - $20,596  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $23,839  
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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$74,393 - $142,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
32%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$113,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 8%
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