Systems Engineer, IT Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Systems Engineer, IT is $68,071 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Virtualization is associated with high pay for this job.
Systems Engineer, IT Total Pay (?
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$47,710 - $97,740
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MEDIAN: $68,071
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Systems Engineer, IT Total Pay (?
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$16.19 - $54.65
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,710 - $97,740  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,150  
Profit Sharing
$479.04 - $10,213  
Commission
$9,759 - $20,000  
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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$46,719 - $102,668  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,774
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.19 - $54.65  
   
Overtime
$22.75 - $57.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,150  
   
Commission
$9,759 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$479.04 - $10,213  
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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$46,719 - $102,668  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,774
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Job Description for Systems Engineer, IT

A systems engineer (IT) is in charge of creating computer systems for clients and a system to debug systems with glitches or problems. Systems engineers (IT) also are in charge of creating the most efficient program for each client; in some cases, they will work on robotic machinery and computer chips. They are also in charge of working on all hardware and software systems. A systems engineer is also in charge of creating or managing power systems; that may include creating power grid layouts that help supply electricity to businesses or other organizations.
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Systems Engineer, IT Tasks
  • Research, design, implement, and troubleshoot information systems and technology solutions in support of business needs.
  • Document help desk troubleshooting procedures, operations manuals, and user guidance.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$69,000
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Systems Engineer, IT Reviews

What is it like working as a Systems Engineer, IT?
Systems Engineer, IT in Jersey City:
"Good Work, Life And Balance In The Organization."
Pros: Flexible timings, good work culture. Supportive manager.
Cons: Pay is less compared to Market Data, less competitive so no scope of growth.

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Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

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VMware ESX
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Linux
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft SQL Server
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National Average
$69,000
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Cisco Networking
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 590 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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