Average Entry-Level Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$69,206
Avg. Salary
$6,000
Bonus
$3,097
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) in Chicago, Illinois is $69,206.
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$39k
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$69k
90%
$82k
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Salary
$39k - $82k
Bonus
$0 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$43k - $92k

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

An early career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,504 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,642 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,589 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
Employees with Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kansas City, Missouri (17.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (12.5% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 111 survey responses.
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
31.5%
Experienced
19.8%
Late Career
4.5%