Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary (United States)

A Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) earns an average salary of $65,252 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary (?
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$43,559 - $95,199
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MEDIAN: $65,251
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Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary (?
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$15.21 - $49.25
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$43,559 - $95,199  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,019  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $8,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $31,785  
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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$42,348 - $99,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,856
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $49.25  
   
Overtime
$17.92 - $57.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,019  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $31,785  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $8,000  
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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$42,348 - $99,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 528
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Job Description for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Systems engineers (computer networking/IT) are responsible for the development and modification of computer networks. They work in the information technology department of businesses. They design the computer networks that everyone in the office uses, and they fix any errors that may occur in it as well as improve the system, as needed.
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Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / 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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Experience Affects Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries

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$66,000

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries

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Virtualization
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Linux
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$66,000
Internet Information Server (IIS)
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SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%