A Senior Systems Engineer earns an average salary of C$88,167 per year.

C$68,074 - C$123,248
C$68K
C$91K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$90,544
10%
50%
90%
C$29.09 - C$70.07
C$29
C$40
C$70
MEDIAN: C$40.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$128K
Salary C$68,074 - C$123,248
Bonus C$1,358 - C$14,861
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,137
Commission C$20,000
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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C$69,174 - C$128,513
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 259
Hourly Data C$0C$76
Hourly Rate C$29.09 - C$70.07
Overtime C$30.91 - C$76.03
Annual Data C$0C$128K
Bonus C$1,358 - C$14,861
Commission C$20,000
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$10,137
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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C$69,174 - C$128,513
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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$174K

$98,243

Raytheon Co.
140 profiles
$99,011

$118,984

$99,905

$124,534

$99,163

$77,891

$108,943

$104,638

BAE Systems Inc.
31 profiles
$89,893

Senior Systems Engineer Job Listings

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 C$78,000 based on 17 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 C$86,000 based on 49 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 C$93,000 based on 71 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 C$105,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$92,553

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

▲14%

▼0%

National Average
C$93,000

▼7%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries


Project
▲5%

Controls
▼0%

National Average
C$93,000


Virtualization
▼2%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼4%

Linux
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 6%