Mid-Career Systems Engineer, IT Salary

The average Mid-Career IT Systems Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $74K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $9K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers can bottom out near $51K or peak near $110K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$51,864 - $104,719
$52K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,588
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$19.17 - $55.70
$19
$31
$56
MEDIAN: $30.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,864 - $104,719  
   
Bonus
$515 - $12,205  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,362  
Total Pay (?
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$51,427 - $110,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 778
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.17 - $55.70  
   
Overtime
$29.03 - $67.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$515 - $12,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,362  
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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$51,427 - $110,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,296

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With a pay rate for Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers that is 28 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+28 percent), New York (+18 percent), Washington (+17 percent), and Chicago (+16 percent). Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers in Warren report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 32 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers pay around 16 percent less in Columbus and 14 percent less in San Antonio, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Systems Engineer, IT

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲4%

▲3%


▲2%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲2%

Virtualization
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

Computer Security
▼4%



Cisco Networking
▼6%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼7%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%


Microsoft Office
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%