Late-Career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Late-Career Systems Engineers comes from commissions — over a third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $96K. Total incomes of Late-Career Systems Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $21K from bonuses and close to $19K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $59K and $155K. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,921 - $135,441
$60K
$94K
$140K
MEDIAN: $93,570
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90%

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$23.18 - $93.00
$23
$46
$93
MEDIAN: $46.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$59,921 - $135,441  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $21,026  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
Commission
$35,000  
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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$59,499 - $154,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$23.18 - $93.00  
   
Overtime
$33.75 - $75.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$198.66 - $21,026  
   
Commission
$35,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
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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$59,499 - $154,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Key Stats for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries

UNIX
▲21%

Linux
▲19%

Microsoft Word
▲11%

Network Management / Administration
▼0%

National Average
$96,000

Cisco Networking
▼1%

Virtualization
▼1%

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼2%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼3%

VMware ESX
▼4%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼5%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼10%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼12%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Windows 2003 Server
▼21%

Microsoft Exchange
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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