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Average Senior Systems Engineer Salary in India

₹531,914
Avg. Salary
₹48,372
Bonus
₹900,000
Commission
₹19,518
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in India is ₹531,914.
10%
₹374k
MEDIAN
₹532k
90%
₹1m
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₹374k - ₹1m
Bonus
₹3k - ₹161k
Profit Sharing
₹482 - ₹227k
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₹385k - ₹1m
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What Do Senior Systems Engineers Do?

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Systems Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Systems Engineer are from the companies InfoSys Limited, IBM India Private Limited and Cognizant. Reported salaries are highest at Visa, Inc. where the average pay is ₹1,579,280. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Siemens and IBM India Private Limited, earning around ₹895,985 and ₹726,294, respectively. InfoSys Limited pays the lowest at around ₹444,275. Cognizant and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹469,787 and ₹566,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Systems Engineers?

Skills in Systems Engineering and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, SQL and Java.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineers?

An entry-level Senior Systems Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹378,967 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹463,111 based on 1,022 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹812,769 based on 565 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,219,831 based on 180 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹2,375,000.
Employees with Senior Systems Engineer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 41.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (24.4% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (23.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (12.7% less), Pune, Maharashtra (8.3% less) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,778 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.3%
Early Career
57.5%
Mid Career
31.8%
Experienced
10.1%
Late Career
0.3%

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