System Integration Engineer Salary

System Integration Engineers in the United States pull down an average of $78K annually. Incomes of System Integration Engineers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $10K cause paychecks to spread between $56K on the low end and $112K on the high end. This group's pay is mainly influenced by experience level, followed by geography and the specific company. The vast majority of System Integration Engineers (85 percent) who took the survey are men. Most System Integration Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,727 - $111,920
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MEDIAN: $78,018
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$17.00 - $52.91
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$0$113K
Salary $56,727 - $111,920
Bonus $0.00 - $9,854
Profit Sharing $511 - $9,494
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$55,432 - $113,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 425
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $17.00 - $52.91
Overtime $20.73 - $63.98
Annual Data $0$113K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,854
Profit Sharing $511 - $9,494
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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$55,432 - $113,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for System Integration Engineer

A system integration engineer is responsible for the development and testing of control systems for engines using digital electronics and communications. They evaluate and test engine calibrations with software for real-time embedded systems using model-based software development tools. They analyze and validate all calibrations. System integration engineers must possess strong leadership skills and be a self-starter.

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System Integration Engineer Tasks

  • Integrate diverse systems, networks, and servers to achieve overall aims.
  • Troubleshoot and debug system issues to increase performance and quality of data.
  • Document and create visual representations of systems and their inputs and outputs.
  • Optimize maintenance and deployments to ensure integrated functioning.

Common Career Paths for System Integration Engineer


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There are some System Integration Engineers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Senior Systems Engineers, where earnings are an average $100K annually.

System Integration Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for System Integration Engineer


Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation, The Boeing Company, Raytheon Co., and Harris Corporation are among the top companies that take on many System Integration Engineers. Northrop Grumman Information Systems offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $100K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider General Electric Co (GE), Northrop Grumman Corporation, and The Boeing Company, top-paying firms where System Integration Engineers rake in a respectable $88K, $86K, or $83K, respectively.

Employees of Lockheed Martin Corp can expect to make the least, with the company offering a median salary of $71K; however, pay is widely dispersed from top to bottom, ranging from $58K to $109K. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Raytheon Co. ($74K), Harris Corporation ($77K), and Jet Propulsion Laboratory ($80K).

Popular Skills for System Integration Engineer


System Integration Engineers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in System Architecture, Test Engineering, Systems Engineering, and System Testing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 15 percent. Most people familiar with System Integration also know System Testing and Systems Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for System Integration Engineer

Pay by Experience for a System Integration Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level System Integration Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 246 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A System Integration Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 154 salaries. An experienced System Integration Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 120 salaries. A System Integration Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,555

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For System Integration Engineers, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. System Integration Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Colorado Springs (+11 percent), Chicago (+6 percent), Washington (+5 percent), and Dallas (+3 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Philadelphia and Chantilly (9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

System Integration Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a System Integration Engineer?

System Integration Engineer in Hong Kong:
"Work Flexibility but no career growth."
Pros: Flexi hours, ability to meet new people in the business world.
Cons: No Growth and career progression unless you become sales.

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Key Stats for System Integration Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects System Integration Engineer Salaries

▲45%

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
$78,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect System Integration Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%
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