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Average Systems Engineer, IT Salary

$75,668
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,877
Bonus
$17,500
Commission
$2,991
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The average salary for a Systems Engineer, IT is $75,668.
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$52k
MEDIAN
$76k
90%
$108k
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$52k - $108k
Bonus
$973 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$508 - $11k
Commission
$1k - $21k
Total Pay
$51k - $114k
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What Do Systems Engineer, ITS Do?

Job Satisfaction for Systems Engineer, IT

4 out of 5
(790)
Highly Satisfied
93Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Systems Engineer, IT are from the companies Cerner Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Esri where the average pay is $110,893. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $92,836 and $87,246, respectively. Cerner Corporation pays the lowest at around $58,562. Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Co. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $78,176 and $78,666, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Systems Engineer, ITS?

Skills in VMware ESX and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Active Directory and System Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer, ITS?

An entry-level Systems Engineer, IT with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,843 based on 191 salaries. An early career Systems Engineer, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,068 based on 1,466 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,214 based on 1,132 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,122 based on 1,261 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $94,316.
Employees with Systems Engineer, IT in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.8% more) and New York, New York (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,512 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
32.5%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
27.9%
Late Career
10.2%