Mid-Career Systems Engineer, IT Salary

Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers take home an average $70K per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers — including $10K in bonuses and $8K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $49K to $100K depending on individual performance. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,673 - $96,381
(Median)
$50K
$70K
$96K
MEDIAN: $69,782
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50%
90%

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$19.11 - $54.68
(Median)
$19
$28
$55
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,673 - $96,381  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,223  
Profit Sharing
$521 - $7,919  
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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$49,348 - $100,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,309
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.11 - $54.68  
   
Overtime
$23.58 - $62.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,223  
   
Profit Sharing
$521 - $7,919  
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).
)
$49,348 - $100,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Pay Difference by Location


Seattle offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers, 25 percent above the national average. Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+20 percent), Washington (+18 percent), Baltimore (+18 percent), and New York (+16 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Kansas City is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Columbus and 5 percent less in San Diego, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Linux
up arrow 7%

Virtualization
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

VMware ESX
up arrow 2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%


Network Management / Administration
up arrow 10%

System Administration
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 247 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%
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