System Integration Engineer Salary

System Integration Engineers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $77K annually. In the world of System Integration Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $56K and $114K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $10K, respectively. Career length is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and the specific company are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. System Integration Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 87 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$57,753 - $111,606
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$58K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,009
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$19.51 - $53.08
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$53
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,753 - $111,606  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,065  
Profit Sharing
$202.26 - $9,500  
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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$56,121 - $113,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 880
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.51 - $53.08  
   
Overtime
$24.09 - $59.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,065  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.26 - $9,500  
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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$56,121 - $113,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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


Leading companies who hire large numbers of System Integration Engineers include Lockheed Martin Corp, The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, L-3 Communications, and Raytheon Co. Those at Northrop Grumman Information Systems can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $100K. System Integration Engineers will also find cushy salaries at General Electric Co (GE) (+$88K), Northrop Grumman Corporation (+$82K), and Lockheed Martin Corp (+$77K).

Offering a median of only $72K, The Boeing Company pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $60K on the lower end and $144K on the higher end. Raytheon Co., L-3 Communications, and Lockheed Martin Corp also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $75K, $76K, and $77K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer


Survey results imply that System Integration Engineers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, System Architecture, Requirements Analysis, and Test Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office, Linux, and Matlab. For most people, competency in System Integration indicates knowledge of 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $69K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $83K. System Integration Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $95K. 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 $105K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,432

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For System Integration Engineers, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 32 percent greater than the national average. System Integration Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+15 percent), Boston (+15 percent), Washington (+13 percent), and New York (+13 percent). In Huntsville, salaries are 14 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Philadelphia and Baltimore (8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries




National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries




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

Linux
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Matlab
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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