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

A large fraction of take-home pay for Late-Career Systems Engineers comes from commissions — around one in three on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $94K. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Systems Engineers varies from $59K to $149K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $20K each. For the most part, Late-Career Systems Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$59,094 - $132,798
$59K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,298
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$22.91 - $95.83
$23
$46
$96
MEDIAN: $46.29
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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,094 - $132,798  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
Commission
$30,000  
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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$58,628 - $149,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$22.91 - $95.83  
   
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
$197.27 - $20,273  
   
Commission
$30,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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).
)
$58,628 - $149,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Key Stats for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries

UNIX
▲24%

Linux
▲22%

Microsoft Word
▲13%

Network Management / Administration
▲2%

Virtualization
▲2%

Cisco Networking
▲1%

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼0%

National Average
$94,000

VMware ESX
▼1%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼1%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼3%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼8%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Windows 2003 Server
▼19%

Microsoft Exchange
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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