Systems Engineer, IT Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Systems Engineer, IT is $67,669 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Virtualization is associated with high pay for this job.
Systems Engineer, IT Total Pay (?
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$47,693 - $97,275
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MEDIAN: $67,668
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Systems Engineer, IT Total Pay (?
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$15.80 - $54.35
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,693 - $97,275  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,063  
Profit Sharing
$477.90 - $10,365  
Commission
$9,677 - $12,208  
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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$46,704 - $101,978  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,749
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.80 - $54.35  
   
Overtime
$22.47 - $57.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,063  
   
Commission
$9,677 - $12,208  
Profit Sharing
$477.90 - $10,365  
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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$46,704 - $101,978  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,749
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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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Systems Engineer, IT Reviews

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
$69,000

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 595 votes.
Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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