Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer is $103,525
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineers?
A mid-career Senior Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,414 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,426 based on 17 salaries. In their late …Read more
What Do Senior Systems Engineers Do?
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.
In addition to general Windows/Linux servers, a senior systems …Read more
- 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.