A Systems Engineer, IT in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $74,794 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 and Cisco Networking.

$51,982 - $100,430
(Median)
$52K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,793
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,982 - $100,430  
   
Bonus
$1,980 - $12,584  
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $5,761  
Total Pay (?
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$50,143 - $101,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$26.57  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,980 - $12,584  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $5,761  
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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$50,143 - $101,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%


National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

VMware ESX
up arrow 12%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 11%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 4%

Virtualization
0%

National Average
$76,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

System Administration
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 7%

Windows Server 2008 R2
up arrow 14%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
up arrow 17%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 17%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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