Systems Engineer, IT in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Pay for Washington IT Systems Engineers sits in the ballpark of $90K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of IT Systems Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia (81 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most IT Systems Engineers in Washington. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$57,200 - $134,288
$57K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,687
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$0$137K
Salary $57,200 - $134,288
Bonus $0.00 - $12,164
Profit Sharing $1,500
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$58,918 - $137,086
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer, IT

Pay by Experience for a Systems Engineer, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Engineer, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Engineer, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 22 salaries. A Systems Engineer, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Engineer, IT

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

▲20%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

VMware ESX
▲38%

Virtualization
▲30%

▲30%

System Administration
▲14%

UNIX
▲12%

Microsoft Office
▲6%

Computer Security
▲4%

Cisco Networking
▲4%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲3%

SQL
▲2%

National Average
$90,000

Network Management / Administration
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Windows 2003 Server
▼5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼6%

Microsoft Exchange
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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