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System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Salary

System Certifications & Compliance Engineers in the United States take home an average $75K annually. Total cash compensation for System Certifications & Compliance Engineers runs from $48K to $104K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Job satisfaction for System Certifications & Compliance Engineers is high. Male System Certifications & Compliance Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$51,325 - $103,271
(Median)
$51K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,368
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50%
90%

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$11.94 - $50.19
(Median)
$12
$26
$50
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,325 - $103,271  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,342  
Profit Sharing
$59.03 - $5,034  
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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$48,376 - $104,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $50.19  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $59.60  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,342  
   
Profit Sharing
$59.03 - $5,034  
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).
)
$48,376 - $104,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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.

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Popular Skills for System Certifications & Compliance Engineer


Survey takers who work as System Certifications & Compliance Engineers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Microsoft Excel. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for System Certifications & Compliance Engineer

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $60K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $83K. System Certifications & Compliance Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $88K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $96K on average.

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Experience Affects System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%


Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%