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System Integration Engineer Salary

System Integration Engineers in the United States take home approximately $76K annually on average. Total incomes of System Integration Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $9K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $56K and $115K. While geography and the individual firm impact pay for this group, career duration is the most influential factor. The vast majority (89 percent) of System Integration Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,317 - $111,738
(Median)
$57K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,135
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90%

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$19.76 - $58.72
(Median)
$20
$30
$59
MEDIAN: $29.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,317 - $111,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,046  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $9,000  
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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$56,406 - $115,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 841
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.76 - $58.72  
   
Overtime
$26.16 - $60.68  
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 - $8,046  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $9,000  
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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$56,406 - $115,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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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Many System Integration Engineers move into a Senior Systems Engineer role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $99K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for System Integration Engineer


Leading companies who hire large numbers of System Integration Engineers include Lockheed Martin Corp, The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Co., and Northrop Grumman Information Systems. Those at Northrop Grumman Information Systems can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $100K.

Offering only $74K on average, Lockheed Martin Corp seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $57K on the lower end and $110K on the higher end.

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer


System Integration Engineers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Requirements Analysis, System Integration, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 13 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office and Matlab. Those familiar with System Integration also tend to know Systems Troubleshooting and System Testing. People who know Systems Engineering usually also know 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.


For many System Integration Engineers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $68K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $81K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $96K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $105K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For System Integration Engineers, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 33 percent greater than the national average. System Integration Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+21 percent), Washington (+20 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and San Diego (+15 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Philadelphia and Huntsville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 11 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries




National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries


System Integration
up arrow 4%

Requirements Analysis
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Systems Engineering
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Test Engineering
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Engineering Design
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System Testing
up arrow 1%

Systems Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$77,000

System Architecture
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Linux
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Matlab
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%