Senior Systems Engineer in Indianapolis Salary

A Senior Systems Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana earns an average salary of $99,227 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$78,362 - $127,485
MEDIAN: $105,114

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Salary $78,362 - $127,485
Bonus $13,659
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$78,719 - $143,084
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • 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.


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.

About Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
410,615 (48.4%)
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...

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Q: What is it like working in Indianapolis?

Senior Systems Engineer in Indianapolis:
"Business friendly but not employee friendly."
Pros: Highway traffic better than avg but declining.
Cons: Too business friendly so not so employee friendly. A majority of tax incentives go to the upper class and business. The poor and middle class get less for the tax dollar. Government implements laws and tax incentives that are not proven to increase jobs, yet they continue to allow the money to be spent. Farm lands are being developed at an increasing rate, side roads are more congested, government's anti-tax policies have now resulted in below average road maintenance. Government now is raising taxes to pay for roads even though it has a significant surplus that could be tapped.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

National Average

Requirements Analysis

Project Management

Engineering Design

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 92%
no benefits
None: 8%