Mid-Career Systems Engineer, IT Salary

The average Mid-Career IT Systems Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $75K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers bottoms out near $53K and approaches $112K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $12K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$53,518 - $106,927
$54K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,608
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$19.40 - $63.62
$19
$32
$64
MEDIAN: $32.48
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$0$112K
Salary $53,518 - $106,927
Bonus $499.98 - $11,806
Profit Sharing $293.61 - $9,839
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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$53,053 - $112,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 788
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $19.40 - $63.62
Overtime $28.22 - $74.24
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $499.98 - $11,806
Profit Sharing $293.61 - $9,839
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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$53,053 - $112,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

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Systems Engineer, IT Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,582

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

For Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Mid-Career IT Systems Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+24 percent), New York (+14 percent), Washington (+14 percent), and Chicago (+13 percent). The lowest-paying market is Warren, which sits 34 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Columbus (19 percent less) and San Antonio (16 percent less).

Key Stats for Systems Engineer, IT

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲1%

▼0%


National Average
$77,000

▼1%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼1%

Virtualization
▼3%

Computer Security
▼7%



Cisco Networking
▼9%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼10%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼10%


Microsoft Office
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%
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