Average Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salary at Cisco Systems Inc

$96,828
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$39,305
Commission
$3,500
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The average salary for a Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) at Cisco Systems Inc is $96,828.
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$72k
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MEDIAN $96,828
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$72k - $143k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $39k
Total Pay
$75k - $161k

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Job Description 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 Dell, Inc. and Raytheon Co., earning around $84,000 and $76,451, 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.

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Popular Skills for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Skills in Cisco Networking, Linux and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Virtualization and VMware ESX.

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 $80,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,113 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,900 based on 5 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
29.4%
Mid Career
41.2%
Experienced
29.4%