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System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Salary

System Certifications & Compliance Engineers in the United States can expect wages of $75K per year on average. In the world of System Certifications & Compliance Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $49K and $104K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $5K, respectively. 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. The majority of System Certifications & Compliance Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,497 - $103,049
(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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50%
90%

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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
$51,497 - $103,049  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,391  
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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$48,511 - $104,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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$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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,391  
   
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).
)
$48,511 - $104,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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


System Certifications & Compliance Engineers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in 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, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $60K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $83K. System Certifications & Compliance Engineers bring in $88K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $96K.

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Experience Affects System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%


Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect System Certifications & Compliance Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 6%
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