Average Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with Network Management / Administration Skills Salary

$69,892
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,077
Bonus
$19,500
Commission
$2,330
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with Network Management / Administration skills is $69,892.
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$47k
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$70k
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$103k
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MEDIAN $69,892
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Salary
$47k - $103k
Bonus
$497 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$503 - $8k
Commission
$2k - $32k
Total Pay
$43k - $107k

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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, Verizon Wireless and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $100,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CACI International Inc and All Covered, Inc., earning around $97,749 and $93,734, respectively. Cerner Corporation pays the lowest at around $58,462. Lockheed Martin Corp and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,497 and $87,993, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Skills in Linux, Cisco Networking and Windows Server 2012 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Active Directory.

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 $59,965 based on 44 salaries. An early career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,633 based on 497 salaries. A mid-career Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,932 based on 469 salaries. An experienced Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,333 based on 433 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,452.
Employees with Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,564 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
31.8%
Mid Career
30.0%
Experienced
27.7%
Late Career
7.7%