System Integration Engineer Salary

System Integration Engineers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $76K annually. Total cash compensation to System Integration Engineers approaches anywhere from $56K on the lower end to $115K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is career length, followed by geography and the specific company. Most System Integration Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of System Integration Engineers (88 percent) who took the survey are men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$57,166 - $112,355

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$19.60 - $60.61

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,166 - $112,355  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,196  
Profit Sharing
$200.44 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$56,184 - $115,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 845
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Hourly Rate
$19.60 - $60.61  
   
Overtime
$26.37 - $62.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,196  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.44 - $9,787  
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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$56,184 - $115,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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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 often transition into Senior Systems Engineer positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Systems Engineers earn $99K per year.

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The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Co., and Northrop Grumman Information Systems are all popular places to work. Northrop Grumman Information Systems leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $100K.

While select The Boeing Company employees may bring in up to $143K, a median salary of only $74K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer


System Integration Engineers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, System Integration, Requirements Analysis, and Test Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 15 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Matlab, and Linux. Most people skilled in Systems Engineering are similarly competent in System Testing and Systems Troubleshooting. The majority of those 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of System Integration Engineers. The average inexperienced worker earns $68K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $81K. After working for 10 to 20 years, System Integration Engineers make a median salary of $97K. System Integration Engineers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $106K.

Pay Difference by Location


Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for System Integration Engineers, 32 percent above the national average. System Integration Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+27 percent), Dallas (+18 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), and Boston (+13 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Huntsville (11 percent less) and Auburn Hills (6 percent less).

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

System Architecture
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Linux
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Matlab
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 156 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
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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