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System Integration Engineer Salary

An average System Integration Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $76K annually. Total cash earnings of System Integration Engineers range from $57K on the low end to $114K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $10K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career length, followed by the specific employer and geography. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most System Integration Engineers. The vast majority of System Integration Engineers (88 percent) who took the survey are men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$56,766 - $110,853
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MEDIAN: $75,687
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$20.05 - $52.61
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,766 - $110,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,074  
Profit Sharing
$206.85 - $9,658  
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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$56,978 - $114,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 849
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.05 - $52.61  
   
Overtime
$25.90 - $59.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,074  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.85 - $9,658  
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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$56,978 - $114,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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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As System Integration Engineers make advancements in their career path to roles like Senior Systems Engineer, salaries often climb aggressively. On average, Senior Systems Engineers will make $99K annually.

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Popular Employer Salaries for System Integration Engineer


The biggest paychecks can be found at Northrop Grumman Information Systems — the median salary there is $100K.

Lockheed Martin Corp offers the lowest compensation; the median salary there averages out to only $74K. The pay range is also narrow, ranging between $58K and $110K.

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 Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 14 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office and Matlab. Most people skilled in System Integration are similarly competent in 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.


System Integration Engineers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $68K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $81K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $95K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $105K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries




National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries



System Integration
up arrow 4%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 4%

Test Engineering
up arrow 4%

System Testing
up arrow 2%

System Architecture
up arrow 1%

Systems Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$76,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

Matlab
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

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