AU$100,492
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$6,202

Profit Sharing

AU$2,035

Commission

AU$14,000

The average pay for a Senior Systems Engineer is AU$100,699 per year.

AU$72,498 - AU$132,176
AU$72K
AU$100K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$100,492
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50%
90%
AU$34.29 - AU$86.00
AU$34
AU$58
AU$86
MEDIAN: AU$57.86
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$137K
Salary AU$72,498 - AU$132,176
Bonus AU$1,023 - AU$19,466
Profit Sharing AU$594 - AU$31,030
Commission AU$14,000
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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AU$73,606 - AU$137,552
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 463
Hourly Data AU$0AU$102
Hourly Rate AU$34.29 - AU$86.00
Overtime AU$41.00 - AU$102
Annual Data AU$0AU$137K
Bonus AU$1,023 - AU$19,466
Commission AU$14,000
Profit Sharing AU$594 - AU$31,030
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).
)
AU$73,606 - AU$137,552
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Senior Systems Engineer

The senior systems engineer tends to involve more design and build-out work than an standard systems administrator position. While both jobs contain responsibilities for day-to-day administration and upkeep of servers and storage, a senior systems engineer will also have been the one who original designed the solution; this can range anywhere from choosing a server platform to details related to processors, RAM and network cards.

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Senior Systems Engineer Tasks

  • Oversee the planning, design and implementation of system engineering projects.
  • May be responsible for designing a data contingency plan or data disaster recovery plan.
  • Install, configure and upgrade and enhancements to software/hardware/network systems.

Senior Systems Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$167K

$96,792

Raytheon Co.
161 profiles
$99,331

$115,168

$102,276

$122,252

$98,920

BAE Systems Inc.
36 profiles
$91,989

$78,628

$107,568

$105,408

Common Career Paths for Senior Systems Engineer


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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$83,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 AU$100,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$104,000 based on 148 salaries. A Senior 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 AU$110,000 based on 44 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

20%

3%

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-4%

-10%

National Average: AU$102,896

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Senior Systems Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Systems Engineer?

Senior Systems Engineer in Perth:
"Love being a systems Engineer."
Pros: I love problem solving for customers and designing solutions and systems which solve complex problems.
Cons: Long hours with little pay reward for extra commitments.

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
AU$103,000

▼3%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%