The average System Certifications & Compliance Engineer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $80K annually. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Men account for the majority of System Certifications & Compliance Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction.

$47,961 - $107,718
MEDIAN: $80,000

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Job Description for System Certifications & Compliance Engineer

System certifications and compliance engineers are primarily responsible for ensuring that systems are certified and free of electrical, radioactive, and thermal hazards, and they are often employed within the informational technology or engineering departments of organizations.


System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Tasks

  • Coordinate and update information between departments regarding guidelines and systems.
  • Ensure prevention of licensing and trademark violations.
  • Create guidelines and procedures that ensure compliance of government and industry regulations.

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Popular Skills for System Certifications & Compliance Engineer

System Certifications & Compliance Engineers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Word, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Excel as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Quality Assurance / Quality Control also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for System Certifications & Compliance Engineer

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

For many System Certifications & Compliance Engineers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $63K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $86K. System Certifications & Compliance Engineers bring in $95K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $103K.

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Experience Affects System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


37 %
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 13%