Average Early-Career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary

$66,547
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,919
Bonus
$7,861
Commission
$2,012
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The average salary for an Early-Career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) is $66,547.
10%
$46k
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$67k
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$91k
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Salary
$46k - $91k
Bonus
$505 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$204 - $9k
Commission
$52 - $33k
Total Pay
$43k - $94k

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Job Description for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

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 Cerner Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co.. Reported salaries are highest at Juniper Networks, Inc. where the average pay is $84,092. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and Raytheon Co., earning around $77,964 and $77,393, respectively. Cerner Corporation pays the lowest at around $60,252. Lockheed Martin Corp and Sentek Global also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,574 and $68,113, respectively.

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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 Cisco Networking, Windows Operating System General Use, 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 $63,135 based on 347 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,682 based on 1,548 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,669 based on 1,415 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,432.
Employees with Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,769 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Mid Career
41.1%
Experienced
37.5%
Late Career
12.2%