Mid-Career Systems Engineer, IT Salary

For Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers, yearly average wages total $71K annually. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers spread between $50K and $102K depending on individual performance. Most Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,128 - $97,237
(Median)
$50K
$71K
$97K
MEDIAN: $70,655
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90%

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$19.46 - $54.96
(Median)
$19
$29
$55
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,128 - $97,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,333  
Profit Sharing
$625 - $7,241  
Commission
$3,500  
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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$49,740 - $101,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,419
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.46 - $54.96  
   
Overtime
$23.02 - $65.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,333  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$625 - $7,241  
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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$49,740 - $101,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,393

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Surpassing the national average by 25 percent, Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+20 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Baltimore (+17 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers in Warren earning a whopping 29 percent below the national average. Workers in Kansas City and Columbus earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 11 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

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Virtualization
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SQL
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National Average
$71,000

Windows 2003 Server
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VMware ESX
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Cisco Networking
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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System Administration
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Microsoft Exchange
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Network Management / Administration
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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