The average salary for a Systems Engineer, IT is $71,145 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$49,484 - $104,030
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$49K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,145
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$15.43 - $55.85
(Median)
$15
$28
$56
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,484 - $104,030  
   
Bonus
$490.30 - $11,305  
Profit Sharing
$340.00 - $7,618  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$48,395 - $107,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.43 - $55.85  
   
Overtime
$23.73 - $64.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$490.30 - $11,305  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$340.00 - $7,618  
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).
)
$48,395 - $107,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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Job Description for Systems Engineer, IT

A systems engineer (IT) is in charge of creating computer systems for clients and a system to debug systems with glitches or problems. Systems engineers (IT) also are in charge of creating the most efficient program for each client; in some cases, they will work on robotic machinery and computer chips. They are also in charge of working on all hardware and software systems. A systems engineer is also in charge of creating or managing power systems; that may include creating power grid layouts that help supply electricity to businesses or other organizations.

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Systems Engineer, IT Tasks

  • Research, design, implement, and troubleshoot information systems and technology solutions in support of business needs.
  • Document help desk troubleshooting procedures, operations manuals, and user guidance.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,605

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What is it like working as a Systems Engineer, IT?

Systems Engineer, IT in Jersey City:
"Good Work, Life And Balance In The Organization."
Pros: Flexible timings, good work culture. Supportive manager.
Cons: Pay is less compared to Market Data, less competitive so no scope of growth.

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Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT Salaries




National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries



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Virtualization
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Windows 2003 Server
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft SQL Server
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$72,000

System Administration
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Microsoft Active Directory
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 336 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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