Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an IT Engineer, Senior make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$123,740 / yrTotal Pay
$99,517 / yrBase Pay
$24,223 / yrAdditional Pay

$123,740

 / yr
$77K$200K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a IT Engineer, Senior is $123,740 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $99,517 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 $24,223 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Senior Information Technology Engineer

$136,371 /yr
Senior Information Technology Engineer
$146,140 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Senior It Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior It Engineer in United States. Employers include Cisco Systems, McKinsey & Company and Kaiser Permanente.

1
Cisco Systems
$185,856/yr
5
TIAA
$159,066/yr
7
Lumen
$140,631/yr
8
Express Scripts
$139,859/yr

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Qualcomm
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Senior IT EngineerSee 547 salaries from all locations

$159,629

 / yr

$185,856

 / yr

$155,551

 / yr

$154,253

 / yr

$129,893

 / yr

$140,631

 / yr

$138,509

 / yr

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$197,306

 / yr

$159,066

 / yr

$139,859

 / yr

$164,343

 / yr

$162,719

 / yr

$143,457

 / yr

$191,483

 / yr

$194,224

 / yr

$154,341

 / yr

$151,722

 / yr

$162,939

 / yr

$175,155

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$128,486

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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior It Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Senior It Engineer in United States are Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $164,343, Financial Services with a median total pay of $159,066, Information Technology with a median total pay of $157,590, Healthcare with a median total pay of $151,289, and Hotels & Travel Accommodation with a median total pay of $129,893.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$164,343

    3% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$159,066

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$157,590

    1% Lower than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$151,289

    6% Lower than other industries

  • Hotels & Travel AccommodationHotels & Travel Accommodation$129,893

    23% Lower than other industries

Management & Consulting

The top paying company in Management & Consulting for Senior It Engineer is McKinsey & Company.

McKinsey & CompanyMcKinsey & Company$164,343/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

Recent Salaries Shared

For senior it engineer

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Senior IT Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$78,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Senior Survey Programmer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$95,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Senior IT Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$170,000

/yr

$150K | $20K

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Sr IT Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$142,500

/yr

$133K | $10K

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Senior IT Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Sr IT Developer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$96,945

/yr

$94K | $3K

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
Senior IT Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$89,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
Senior IT Developer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$112,500

/yr

$108K | $5K

Submitted3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
Senior Research Programmer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$154,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago

IT Engineer, Senior pay FAQ

The national average salary for an IT Engineer, Senior is $99,517 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an IT Engineer, Senior salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 107 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an IT Engineer, Senior employees.

The highest salary for an IT Engineer, Senior in United States is $156,143 per year.

The lowest salary for an IT Engineer, Senior in United States is $63,426 per year.

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