$73,679
Avg. Salary
$30.61
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,808

Bonus

$3,039

Profit Sharing

$9,750

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Systems Engineer, IT is $30.61 per hour.

The average pay for a Systems Engineer, IT is $73,679 per year.

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MEDIAN $73,679
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$0$112K
Salary $50,939 - $107,973
Bonus $598 - $11,765
Profit Sharing $472 - $9,962
Commission $9,750
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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$49,980 - $112,926
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,196
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $17.92 - $53.08
Overtime $22.57 - $62.24
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $598 - $11,765
Commission $9,750
Profit Sharing $472 - $9,962
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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$49,980 - $112,926
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 494

Job Description for Systems Engineer, IT

A systems engineer (IT) is in charge of creating computer systems for clients and a system to debug systems with glitches or problems. Systems engineers (IT) also are in charge of creating the most efficient program for each client; in some cases, they will work on robotic machinery and computer chips. They are also in charge of working on all hardware and software systems. A systems engineer is also in charge of creating or managing power systems; that may include creating power grid layouts that help supply electricity to businesses or other organizations.

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Systems Engineer, IT Pay By Employer

$0$142K

$59,085

$78,011

$86,897

Amazon.com Inc
16 profiles
$94,333

$78,911

$68,138

$66,246

EMC Corporation
7 profiles
$108,000

$65,000

$56,000

Common Career Paths for Systems Engineer, IT


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Though it's uncommon, some IT Systems Engineers move into roles as Solutions Architects, where pay is an average $119K per year. IT Systems Engineers typically move into roles as Senior Systems Engineers or Senior Systems Engineers, and those positions pay $27K more and $16K more, respectively.

Systems Engineer, IT Job Listings

Popular Skills for Systems Engineer, IT


IT Systems Engineers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in VMware ESX, Storage Area Networking, Linux, and Microsoft SQL Server are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office, Cisco Networking, and Windows Operating System General Use. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Active Directory are also skilled in Virtualization and Windows 2003 Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer, IT

Pay by Experience for a Systems Engineer, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Engineer, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 1,075 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Engineer, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 865 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 775 salaries. A Systems Engineer, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 172 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,353

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

Home to some of the best pay for IT Systems Engineers, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 24 percent above the national average. IT Systems Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+23 percent), Houston (+18 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Boston (+11 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an IT Systems Engineer's salary, with Kansas City IT Systems Engineers earning salaries that are 20 percent less than the national average. Workers in Columbus and Los Angeles earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (16 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

Systems Engineer, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Systems Engineer, IT?

Systems Engineer, IT in Pune:
Pros: It suits my interest.
Cons: Quit less progressive.

Systems Engineer, IT in Orange:
"Stay Hungry."
When it comes to the hiring process of new people. I will almost always side with one who seems the most eager to learn new things. Skill does come into play, but when you are new into the game, hunger is the place to start. Show that you want to learn, and can learn very fast. Show that you are hungry to move forward. Most important. Never stay with the same company more than 3 years.

Systems Engineer, IT in Hyderabad:
"Very good learning oppurtunity."
Pros: Very good oppurtunity for learning on multiple technologies that too with in a short duration of time, I being with Infosys.
Cons:

Systems Engineer, IT in Singapore:
To better understand the company Infrastructure enviroment. Ask for a proper network digram flowchart to help better understanding.

Systems Engineer, IT in Lexington:
"Great job, if you enjoy troubleshooting."
Pros: Learning new things. Troubleshooting.
Cons: Heavy workload. Companies spread IT thin.

Systems Engineer, IT in Houston:
"Systems Engineer Work."
Pros: Work from home. Flex Time. 4 weeks vacation. Cell Phone. Annual raise.
Cons: No back fill on positions. Delayed raises. Layoffs. Too many changes in the corporate structure.

Systems Engineer, IT in Jersey City:
"Good Work, Life And Balance In The Organization."
Pros: Flexible timings, good work culture. Supportive manager.
Cons: Pay is less compared to Market Data, less competitive so no scope of growth.

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Key Stats for Systems Engineer, IT

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 828 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

▲23%

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$74,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 828 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%