Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Systems Engineer I make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$133,578 / yrTotal Pay
$106,387 / yrBase Pay
$27,191 / yrAdditional Pay

$133,578

 / yr
$91K$200K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Systems Engineer I is $133,578 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $106,387 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 $27,191 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 Systems Engineer

$159,703 /yr
Senior Systems Engineer
$190,301 /yr
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Senior Systems EngineerSee 3,080 salaries from all locations

$215,878

 / yr

$174,397

 / yr

$161,390

 / yr

$161,587

 / yr

$168,531

 / yr

$160,879

 / yr

$134,035

 / yr

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$158,369

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$169,411

 / yr

$161,390

 / yr

$169,556

 / yr

$177,494

 / yr

$137,173

 / yr

$213,045

 / yr

$166,621

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$179,853

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$86

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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Systems Engineer I in United States

The top paying industry for a Senior Systems Engineer I in United States is Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $134,035.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$134,035

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Aerospace & Defense

The top paying company in Aerospace & Defense for Senior Systems Engineer I is Raytheon Technologies.

Raytheon TechnologiesRaytheon Technologies$134,035/yr

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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.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Senior Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$119,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Sr Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$80

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Senior Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$128,870

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Sr Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$158,000

/yr

$138K | $20K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Senior Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$186,000

/yr

$170K | $16K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Senior IT Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$150,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Senior Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$136,000

/yr

$126K | $10K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Senior Systems Engineer I pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer I is $106,387 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Systems Engineer I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 202 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Systems Engineer I employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Systems Engineer I in United States is $150,451 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Systems Engineer I in United States is $75,228 per year.

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