Systems Engineer Salary

A Systems Engineer earns an average salary of $76,884 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Systems Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$52,348 - $122,905
$52K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,884
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$20.38 - $75.00
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$35
$75
MEDIAN: $34.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,348 - $122,905  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,983  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$33,500  
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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$53,065 - $123,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.38 - $75.00  
   
Overtime
$56.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,983  
   
Commission
$33,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$53,065 - $123,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Systems Engineer

System engineers are responsible for developing computer systems for their clients or employers based on their particular needs, and they work extensively with hardware engineers, software engineers, system administrators, hardware technicians, programmers, and product development staff.

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Systems Engineer Tasks

  • Ensure smooth integration of all messaging systems.
  • Provides tier 3 technical support on messaging and access issues.
  • Implement, maintain and support company messaging systems, such as GroupWare, Notes, and Exchange.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 46 salaries. A Systems Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 22 salaries.

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Key Stats for Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Systems Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
▲33%

VMware ESX
▲1%

National Average
$77,000

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 12%