System Integration Engineer Salary (United States)

System Integration Engineers in the United States usually make around $76,229 per year. Compensation generally starts at $56,132 and does not exceed $114,685 per year. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career length, but the particular city and the specific company are influential factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all workers, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men make up the vast majority of System Integration Engineers (88 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
System Integration Engineer Salary (?
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$55,827 - $110,777
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MEDIAN: $75,445
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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  
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$56,132 - $114,685  
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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
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$0.00 - $8,600  
   
Profit Sharing
$393.80 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$56,132 - $114,685  
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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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System Integration Engineers usually experience a big boost in pay as they move up the career ladder. An upper-level role like Senior Systems Engineer may bring in a lot more money—an additional $22K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for System Integration Engineer

Northrop Grumman Corporation pays the most with a median salary of $88,718, though there is little variation overall ($70K-$116K).
Lockheed Martin Corp offers the lowest pay in the field, with a median salary of just $73,348. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at The Boeing Company ($74,703) and Northrop Grumman Corporation ($88,718).

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer

Survey results imply that System Integration Engineers put a diverse skill set to use. 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office. Those educated in System Integration tend to be well-versed in Systems Troubleshooting and System Testing. Those who learned Systems Engineering also tend to know System Testing and Systems Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for System Integration Engineer

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System Integration Engineers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher salaries. Starting out, salaries are typically $67K, which grows to $81K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $100K after 10 to 20 years. The 20-year mark seems to bring slower salary growth, and System Integration Engineers at this tenure level tend to see their incomes plateau to $104K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a quarter 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 12 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

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$76,000
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For those looking to make money, System Integration Engineers in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Also paying near the top of the field are Washington, Denver, Minneapolis, and Chicago, where System Integration Engineers annually earn 21 percent, 17 percent, 13 percent, and 13 percent more than the national average. In Huntsville, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Baltimore and Auburn Hills earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (-5 percent and -4 percent).

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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries

National Average
$76,000

Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries

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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%
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