Systems Engineer, IT Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Systems Engineer, IT in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $63,686 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are VMware ESX, Linux, and UNIX.
Systems Engineer, IT in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$39,775 - $96,837
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$0$34K$68K$102K
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$39,775 - $96,837  
   
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$0.00 - $10,256  
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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$40,343 - $99,828  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$66,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 24%
Linux
up arrow 13%
UNIX
up arrow 13%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 5%
National Average
$66,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 13%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 20 votes.
Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 94%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 1%
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