System Integration Engineer Salary

System Integration Engineers in the United States take home an average $76K annually. Overall cash earnings for System Integration Engineers stretch from $56K on the lower end to $116K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $9K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career duration, followed by geography and the specific company. Job satisfaction for System Integration Engineers is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Male System Integration Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$57,254 - $112,437
(Median)
$57K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,320
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$19.62 - $60.40
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$29
$60
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$57,254 - $112,437  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,180  
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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$56,272 - $115,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 842
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.62 - $60.40  
   
Overtime
$26.47 - $62.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,180  
   
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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$56,272 - $115,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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 who move on to become Senior Systems Engineers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Systems Engineers get paid an average of $99K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for System Integration Engineer


Dominating the field, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Co., and Northrop Grumman Information Systems are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of System Integration Engineers. Northrop Grumman Information Systems offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $100K.

Lockheed Martin Corp offers the least money; the median income there is just $74K. The pay range is also pretty narrow, as compensation generally sits between $56K and $110K.

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer


System Integration Engineers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Requirements Analysis, System Integration, and Test Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 14 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Matlab, and Engineering Design. Most people familiar with Systems Engineering also know System Testing. Most people who know System Integration also know 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $68K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $81K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $97K in this role. System Integration Engineers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $106K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for System Integration Engineers, 32 percent higher than the national average. System Integration Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+27 percent), Dallas (+18 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and San Diego (+16 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Huntsville and Philadelphia (10 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries




National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries


System Integration
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Requirements Analysis
up arrow 4%

Test Engineering
up arrow 4%

Systems Engineering
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System Testing
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Systems Troubleshooting
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National Average
$77,000

System Architecture
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Linux
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
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Matlab
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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