Average Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary

$72,973
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,618
Bonus
$15,000
Commission
$2,350
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The average salary for a Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) is $72,973.
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MEDIAN $72,973
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Salary
$50k - $108k
Bonus
$510 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$311 - $9k
Commission
$2k - $40k
Total Pay
$47k - $112k

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Job Description for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

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 $102,147. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cisco Systems Inc and Raytheon Co., earning around $96,828 and $76,925, respectively. Cerner Corporation pays the lowest at around $58,619. Lockheed Martin Corp and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,718 and $74,889, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

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 $62,720 based on 338 salaries. An early career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,364 based on 1,903 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,567 based on 1,556 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,453 based on 1,422 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,051.
Employees with Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.3% more) and San Diego, California (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,680 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
33.5%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
8.1%