IT Systems Engineers in Washington pull down an average of $88K per year. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Washington IT Systems Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$58K
$88K
$140K
MEDIAN: $87,531
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$59,014 - $137,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer, IT

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Washington IT Systems Engineers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $75K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $89K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $112K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $134K.

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Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%


Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 41%

Virtualization
up arrow 25%

System Administration
up arrow 16%

UNIX
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Computer Security
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$88,000

Linux
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 11%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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