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System Integration Engineer Salary (United States)

System Integration Engineers in the United States pull down an average of $75K annually. Total incomes of System Integration Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $9K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $56K and $115K. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and the particular employer are driving factors as well. Almost all workers enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. System Integration Engineers are largely men, dominating the profession at 88 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
System Integration Engineer Salary (?
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$55,827 - $110,777
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System Integration Engineer Salary (?
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$19.97 - $53.37
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,827 - $110,777  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,600  
Profit Sharing
$393.80 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$56,132 - $114,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 858
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$19.97 - $53.37  
   
Overtime
$21.25 - $63.67  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,600  
   
Profit Sharing
$393.80 - $9,863  
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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$56,132 - $114,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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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More often than not, System Integration Engineers take top-notch roles like Senior Systems Engineer. Pay for that position is typically $99K annually.

System Integration Engineer Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for System Integration Engineer

Salary cannot be beat at Northrop Grumman Corporation, where median pay comes to $89K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $70K, and the higher end is not far away at $116K.
Lockheed Martin Corp offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $73K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $58K and $117K. Employees at The Boeing Company can also expect below-average earnings.

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer

System Integration Engineers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Requirements Analysis, Test Engineering, and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 12 percent, 6 percent, 5 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office. It is often found that people who know Systems Engineering are also skilled in System Testing and Systems Troubleshooting. Those proficient in System Integration are, more often than not, also skilled in Systems Troubleshooting and System Testing.

Pay by Experience Level for System Integration Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many System Integration Engineers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $67K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $81K. System Integration Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $93K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $104K. A majority of respondents report one to nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up approximately one in four of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining approximately one-eighth.

Pay Difference By Location

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$76,000
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With a pay rate for System Integration Engineers that is 25 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. System Integration Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+21 percent), Denver (+17 percent), Minneapolis (+13 percent), and Chicago (+13 percent). Huntsville ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. Baltimore and Auburn Hills are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries

National Average
$76,000

Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries

System Integration
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$76,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 231 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%