System Integration Engineer Salary

For System Integration Engineers, annual average wages total $77K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $10K, total cash payment to System Integration Engineers can bottom out at $55K or peak near $110K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though the company and geography have a (lesser) impact as well. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of System Integration Engineers (83 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,082 - $107,918
$57K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,140
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$16.89 - $82.41
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MEDIAN: $29.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,082 - $107,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,709  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,775  
Total Pay (?
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$55,462 - $109,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 473
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$16.89 - $82.41  
   
Overtime
$6.29 - $57.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,709  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,775  
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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$55,462 - $109,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for System Integration Engineer

A system integration engineer is responsible for the development and testing of control systems for engines using digital electronics and communications. They evaluate and test engine calibrations with software for real-time embedded systems using model-based software development tools. They analyze and validate all calibrations. System integration engineers must possess strong leadership skills and be a self-starter.

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System Integration Engineer Tasks

  • Document and create visual representations of systems and their inputs and outputs.
  • Optimize maintenance and deployments to ensure integrated functioning.
  • Integrate diverse systems, networks, and servers to achieve overall aims.
  • Troubleshoot and debug system issues to increase performance and quality of data.

Common Career Paths for System Integration Engineer


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System Integration Engineers do not often transition into Senior Systems Engineer roles. The role averages $100K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for System Integration Engineer


Many System Integration Engineers can be found at Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation, The Boeing Company, Raytheon Co., and L-3 Communications, firms that are at the top of the field. The biggest paychecks can be found at Northrop Grumman Information Systems — the median salary there is $100K. Also paying near the top of the field are General Electric Co (GE) at $88K, Northrop Grumman Corporation at $84K, and The Boeing Company, where System Integration Engineers annually earn $83K.

With a median salary of only $66K, Lockheed Martin Corp pays the least. It seems that the compensation range of $55K to $108K isn't that wide, either. Harris Corporation, Raytheon Co., and Jet Propulsion Laboratory also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $70K, $74K, and $80K.

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer


Survey results imply that System Integration Engineers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in System Architecture, Test Engineering, Matlab, and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in System Integration indicates knowledge of System Testing and Systems Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for System Integration Engineer

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of System Integration Engineers. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $84K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $72K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $92K. Professionals with more than two decades of experience behind them enjoy a prosperous six-figure median salary of $108K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,431

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for System Integration Engineers, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 21 percent above the national average. System Integration Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+12 percent) and Chicago (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Orlando, which sits 18 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Philadelphia and 7 percent less in Chantilly, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for System Integration Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries

▲40%

▲19%

▲8%

National Average
$77,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries



Matlab
▲4%






Requirements Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$77,000


▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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