System Integration Engineer Salary

The average System Integration Engineer in the United States earns approximately $78K annually. Cash earnings of System Integration Engineers can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $56K to almost $112K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though geography and the individual firm have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Male System Integration Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,019 - $110,908
$58K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,246
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$17.30 - $52.91
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MEDIAN: $30.68
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$0$112K
Salary $58,019 - $110,908
Bonus $0.00 - $9,805
Profit Sharing $734 - $9,775
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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$56,131 - $112,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 438
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $17.30 - $52.91
Overtime $6.43 - $63.15
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,805
Profit Sharing $734 - $9,775
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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$56,131 - $112,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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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

  • Integrate diverse systems, networks, and servers to achieve overall aims.
  • Troubleshoot and debug system issues to increase performance and quality of data.
  • Document and create visual representations of systems and their inputs and outputs.
  • Optimize maintenance and deployments to ensure integrated functioning.

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 $100K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for System Integration Engineer


Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation, The Boeing Company, Raytheon Co., and Harris Corporation are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of System Integration Engineers. For System Integration Engineers, comfortable salaries can be found at Northrop Grumman Information Systems; in fact, median earnings sit around $100K, the highest in the area. Other leaders in compensation levels are General Electric Co (GE) at $88K, Northrop Grumman Corporation at $86K, and The Boeing Company, where System Integration Engineers annually earn $83K.

Lockheed Martin Corp reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $71K) but some workers make up to $109K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Raytheon Co. ($74K), Harris Corporation ($77K), and Jet Propulsion Laboratory ($80K).

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer


System Integration Engineers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in System Architecture, Test Engineering, Systems Engineering, and System Testing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 14 percent. Those educated in System Integration tend to be well versed in System Testing and Systems Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for System Integration Engineer

Pay by Experience for a System Integration Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level System Integration Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 246 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A System Integration Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 154 salaries. An experienced System Integration Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 120 salaries. A System Integration Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,218

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

Home to some of the best pay for System Integration Engineers, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. System Integration Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Colorado Springs (+10 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), Washington (+4 percent), and Dallas (+2 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Orlando. Philadelphia and Chantilly are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

System Integration Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a System Integration Engineer?

System Integration Engineer in Hong Kong:
"Work Flexibility but no career growth."
Pros: Flexi hours, ability to meet new people in the business world.
Cons: No Growth and career progression unless you become sales.

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Key Stats for System Integration Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries

▲43%

▲19%

▲9%

National Average
$78,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%
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