Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer is $121,740
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineers?
An experienced Senior Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $100,750 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $138,000.
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.