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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lead Systems Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$133,544 / yrTotal Pay
$116,758 / yrBase Pay
$16,786 / yrAdditional Pay

$133,544

 / yr
$86K$235K
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The estimated total pay for a Lead Systems Engineer is $133,544 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $116,758 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,786 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Lead Systems Engineer?

Some related job titles are AB Initio Developer Salaries with median pay of $112,905, Senior Systems Engineer Salaries with median pay of $125,689, Senior UNIX Systems Administrator Salaries with median pay of $125,433.

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EPAM Systems
3.9

EPAM Systems

Lead Systems Engineer

$122,338

 /yr
Range: $110K - $154K

$110K

$154K

$109,723 - $153,582 Range

MITRE
3.6

MITRE

Lead Systems Engineer

$161,416

 /yr
Range: $139K - $186K

$139K

$186K

$139,000 - $185,632 Range

GE
4.0

GE

Lead Systems Engineer

$109,953

 /yr
Range: $91K - $143K

$91K

$143K

$90,627 - $142,769 Range

GE Healthcare
4.1

GE Healthcare

Lead Systems Engineer

$108,737

 /yr
Range: $97K - $128K

$97K

$128K

$97,275 - $128,147 Range

Sears
3.4

Sears

Lead Systems Engineer

$113,652

 /yr
Range: $80K - $175K

$80K

$175K

$79,740 - $174,854 Range

L3Harris
3.6

L3Harris

Lead Systems Engineer

$147,924

 /yr
Range: $127K - $185K

$127K

$185K

$126,921 - $185,471 Range

GE Aviation
3.7

GE Aviation

Lead Systems Engineer

$107,645

 /yr
Range: $84K - $134K

$84K

$134K

$84,449 - $134,000 Range

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Cerner
3.6

Cerner

Lead Systems Engineer

$103,682

 /yr
Range: $88K - $124K

$88K

$124K

$88,116 - $124,447 Range

Office Depot
3.1

Office Depot

Lead Systems Engineer

$133,211

 /yr
Range: $112K - $161K

$112K

$161K

$111,875 - $161,264 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Lead Systems Engineer

$134,894

 /yr
Range: $116K - $151K

$116K

$151K

$116,124 - $150,779 Range

Macy's
3.4

Macy's

Lead Systems Engineer

$150,338

 /yr
Range: $120K - $150K

$120K

$150K

$119,681 - $150,338 Range

Visa Inc.
4.0

Visa Inc.

Lead Systems Engineer

$175,225

 /yr
Range: $164K - $203K

$164K

$203K

$163,952 - $202,990 Range

Honeywell
3.9

Honeywell

Lead Systems Engineer

$131,633

 /yr
Range: $120K - $154K

$120K

$154K

$120,286 - $153,735 Range

Inovant
4.5

Inovant

Lead Systems Engineer

$164,439

 /yr
Range: $133K - $178K

$133K

$178K

$132,544 - $178,052 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.7

Thomson Reuters

Lead Systems Engineer

$122,771

 /yr
Range: $96K - $160K

$96K

$160K

$95,530 - $160,224 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Lead Systems Engineer

$203,670

 /yr
Range: $156K - $230K

$156K

$230K

$155,640 - $229,555 Range

HERE Technologies
3.7

HERE Technologies

Lead Systems Engineer

$149,223

 /yr
Range: $108K - $162K

$108K

$162K

$108,434 - $161,839 Range

MGM Resorts International
3.6

MGM Resorts International

Lead Systems Engineer

$137,948

 /yr
Range: $97K - $144K

$97K

$144K

$97,461 - $143,999 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Lead Systems Engineer

$165,803

 /yr
Range: $121K - $211K

$121K

$211K

$120,627 - $211,106 Range

ALSTOM
3.8

ALSTOM

Lead Systems Engineer

$126,221

 /yr
Range: $89K - $152K

$89K

$152K

$88,736 - $151,840 Range

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$125,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Lead Systems Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$145,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Lead Systems Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$167,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr
Stock Bonus$25,000/yr

13 days ago by a Lead System Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$180,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

20 days ago by a Lead Systems Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

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$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

21 days ago by a Lead Spacecraft Systems Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$138,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,600/yr

22 days ago by a Lead Systems Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$118,600

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,900/yr

22 days ago by a Lead Systems Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$99,239

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,500/yr

22 days ago by a Lead Systems Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

24 days ago by a Lead System Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$98,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

24 days ago by a Lead Systems Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Systems Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Systems Engineer is $122,481 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Systems Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 796 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Systems Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Systems Engineer in United States is $158,741 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Systems Engineer in United States is $94,503 per year.

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