Systems Engineer, IT Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

The average pay for a Systems Engineer, IT in Washington, District of Columbia is $79,549 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are UNIX, Computer Security, and Linux. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Systems Engineer, IT in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$55,652 - $128,037
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National Salary Data

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$55,652 - $128,037  
   
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$0.00 - $9,020  
Total Pay (?
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$55,913 - $127,196  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer, IT in Washington, District of Columbia

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

Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$80,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 30%
Computer Security
up arrow 27%
Linux
up arrow 24%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
VMware ESX
up arrow 3%
National Average
$80,000
Virtualization
up arrow 7%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%
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