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Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary

The average pay for a Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) is $90,937 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$61,985 - $124,711
(Median)
$62K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,937
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$20.11 - $69.57
(Median)
$20
$44
$70
MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data (?
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,985 - $124,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,561  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $14,397  
Commission
$4,966 - $51,342  
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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$62,175 - $134,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,559
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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.
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$20.11 - $69.57  
   
Overtime
$18.43 - $77.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,561  
   
Commission
$4,966 - $51,342  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $14,397  
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).
)
$62,175 - $134,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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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

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

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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries



National Average
$94,000



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

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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Storage Area Networking (SAN)
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National Average
$94,000

Virtualization
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SQL
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Cisco Networking
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VMware ESX
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 556 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%
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