Average Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary

$74,326
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,376
Bonus
$24,490
Commission
$2,517
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The average salary for a Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) is $74,326.
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$51k
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What Do Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)s Do?

Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Tasks
  • Research, design, implement, and troubleshoot information systems and technology solutions in support of business needs.
  • Document help desk troubleshooting procedures, operations manuals, and user guidance.

Job Satisfaction for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

3.8 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Cerner Corporation and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $99,340. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cisco Systems Inc and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $94,839 and $80,882, respectively. Cerner Corporation pays the lowest at around $59,587. Lockheed Martin Corp and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,691 and $75,756, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)s?

Skills in Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Active Directory and Network Management / Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)s?

An entry-level Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,406 based on 295 salaries. An early career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,696 based on 1,482 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,730 based on 1,177 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,184 based on 1,029 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,372.
Employees with Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (10.6% more) and New York, New York (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,371 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.7%
Early Career
33.9%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
8.9%