Systems Engineer, IT in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

For IT Systems Engineers in Washington, annual average wages total $90K per year. Men make up the vast majority of Washington IT Systems Engineers (80 percent) who took the survey. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$57,939 - $130,601
$58K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,329
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$0$132K
Salary $57,939 - $130,601
Bonus $511 - $12,365
Profit Sharing $3,000
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$59,206 - $132,809
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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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 $75,000 based on 26 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 $87,000 based on 24 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 $108,000 based on 22 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 $134,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Systems Engineer, IT

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

▲20%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer, IT Salaries

VMware ESX
▲38%

Virtualization
▲29%

▲29%

System Administration
▲14%

UNIX
▲11%

Microsoft Office
▲5%

Computer Security
▲4%

Cisco Networking
▲4%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲3%

SQL
▲2%

National Average
$90,000

Network Management / Administration
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼6%

Windows 2003 Server
▼6%

Microsoft Exchange
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 2%
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