Mid-Career Systems Engineer, IT Salary

For Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers, yearly average wages total $70K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers bottoms out near $49K and approaches $101K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$49,755 - $96,574
(Median)
$50K
$70K
$97K
MEDIAN: $69,826
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50%
90%

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$18.93 - $54.73
(Median)
$19
$28
$55
MEDIAN: $28.00
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50%
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
$49,755 - $96,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,286  
Profit Sharing
$521 - $7,603  
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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$49,356 - $100,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.93 - $54.73  
   
Overtime
$23.62 - $63.86  
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 - $10,286  
   
Profit Sharing
$521 - $7,603  
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).
)
$49,356 - $100,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+20 percent), Washington (+18 percent), Baltimore (+17 percent), and New York (+16 percent). Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers in Warren take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 28 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Kansas City and Columbus (12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Linux
up arrow 7%

Virtualization
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

VMware ESX
up arrow 2%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 2%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 6%


Network Management / Administration
up arrow 9%

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 244 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%
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