Systems Engineering Manager Salary

The average pay for a Systems Engineering Manager is $119,577 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$77,498 - $160,710
MEDIAN: $119,576

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$77,498 - $160,710  
$2,576 - $30,130  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $45,468  
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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).
$80,701 - $182,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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Job Description for Systems Engineering Manager

  • Lead a team of systems engineers, including management of development needs and resource planning.
  • Develop and implement technical solutions and strategies.
  • Oversee the planning, design and implementation of system engineering projects.

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Experience Affects Systems Engineering Manager Salaries

National Average

up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineering Manager Salaries

People Management
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Systems Engineering
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.


8 %
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 5%