$76,795
Avg. Salary
$34.22
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,380

Bonus

$2,200

Profit Sharing

$7,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Systems Engineer is $34.22 per hour.

The average pay for a Systems Engineer is $76,795 per year.

$22.81
10%
$34.22
50%
$64.11
90%
MEDIAN $34.22
$55k
10%
$77k
50%
$122k
90%
MEDIAN $76,795
$55,270 - $121,534
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MEDIAN: $76,795
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$0$122K
Salary $55,270 - $121,534
Bonus $0.00 - $10,011
Profit Sharing $4.00 - $5,350
Commission $7,500
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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$55,746 - $122,442
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 238
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $22.81 - $64.11
Overtime $56.25
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,011
Commission $7,500
Profit Sharing $4.00 - $5,350
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).
)
$55,746 - $122,442
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Systems Engineer

System engineers are responsible for developing computer systems for their clients or employers based on their particular needs, and they work extensively with hardware engineers, software engineers, system administrators, hardware technicians, programmers, and product development staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 46 salaries. A Systems Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 22 salaries.

Systems Engineer Reviews

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

Systems Engineer:
Great company with great people and competitive salary/benefits. Supervision was very reasonable and he trusted me with my work to get it done without overseeing my every move. Enjoyed traveling and working different issues that came up.

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Key Stats for Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Systems Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Systems Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
▲32%

VMware ESX
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%