Average Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with Linux Skills Salary

$77,035
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,009
Bonus
$9,000
Commission
$2,966
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with Linux skills is $77,035.
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$54k
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MEDIAN $77,035
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Salary
$54k - $111k
Bonus
$979 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$613 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$51k - $118k

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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, Amazon.com Inc and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $104,739. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Charter Communications, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $87,429 and $79,897, respectively. Cerner Corporation pays the lowest at around $57,522. Lockheed Martin Corp and Leidos also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,152 and $76,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Server 2012 R2, 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 $63,465 based on 62 salaries. An early career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,194 based on 394 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,610 based on 282 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,902 based on 213 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,018.
Employees with Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.5% more) and New York, New York (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.2% less), Los Angeles, California (3.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,047 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
37.6%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
20.3%
Late Career
9.2%