Late-Career Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary

The median total income of Late-Career Senior Systems Engineers is around $109K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (one-third, in fact) comes from commissions. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $23K and $14K, respectively — total cash payment to Late-Career Senior Systems Engineers can bottom out near $76K or peak near $158K depending on individual performance. The majority of Late-Career Senior Systems Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$75,104 - $144,252
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$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $105,784
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$25.00 - $100.00
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MEDIAN: $47.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$75,104 - $144,252  
   
Bonus
$974 - $22,654  
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $14,391  
Commission
$35,000  
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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$75,743 - $157,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.00 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$16.83 - $70.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$974 - $22,654  
   
Commission
$35,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $14,391  
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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$75,743 - $157,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries

Cloud Computing
▲8%

Linux
▲6%

Cisco Networking
▲3%

UNIX
▲2%

Virtualization
▼0%

National Average
$109,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼2%

VMware ESX
▼6%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼11%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼13%

Network Management / Administration
▼14%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼14%

Microsoft Exchange
▼15%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%