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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Systems Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$124,426 / yrTotal Pay
$109,776 / yrBase Pay
$14,650 / yrAdditional Pay

$124,426

 / yr
$80K$226K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Systems Engineer is $124,426 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $109,776 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 $14,650 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 Senior Systems Engineer?

Some related job titles are IT Manager Salaries with median pay of $117,101, Senior Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $136,625, Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $114,232, Solution Architect Salaries with median pay of $140,019.

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Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Senior Systems Engineer

$144,378

 /yr
Range: $129K - $159K

$129K

$159K

$128,647 - $159,029 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Senior Systems Engineer

$84,817

 /yr
Range: $68K - $186K

$68K

$186K

$67,578 - $186,116 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Senior Systems Engineer

$114,797

 /yr
Range: $69K - $242K

$69K

$242K

$69,420 - $242,320 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Senior Systems Engineer

$112,961

 /yr
Range: $87K - $200K

$87K

$200K

$87,464 - $200,000 Range

Rockwell Collins
3.8

Rockwell Collins

Senior Systems Engineer

$112,162

 /yr
Range: $86K - $170K

$86K

$170K

$86,377 - $170,233 Range

Cerner
3.6

Cerner

Senior Systems Engineer

$82,991

 /yr
Range: $67K - $125K

$67K

$125K

$67,442 - $125,248 Range

Infosys
3.3

Infosys

Senior Systems Engineer

$74,777

 /yr
Range: $6K - $103K

$6K

$103K

$5,663 - $102,534 Range

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SAIC
4.1

SAIC

Senior Systems Engineer

$133,483

 /yr
Range: $78K - $208K

$78K

$208K

$78,046 - $207,915 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Senior Systems Engineer

$133,768

 /yr
Range: $89K - $218K

$89K

$218K

$88,959 - $218,230 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Senior Systems Engineer

$153,262

 /yr
Range: $98K - $222K

$98K

$222K

$98,287 - $222,119 Range

EPAM Systems
3.9

EPAM Systems

Senior Systems Engineer

$117,639

 /yr
Range: $91K - $148K

$91K

$148K

$91,200 - $147,529 Range

Dell Technologies
4.3

Dell Technologies

Senior Systems Engineer

$148,900

 /yr
Range: $86K - $206K

$86K

$206K

$86,445 - $206,342 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

$118,493

 /yr
Range: $85K - $190K

$85K

$190K

$85,161 - $190,065 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Senior Systems Engineer

$139,720

 /yr
Range: $85K - $210K

$85K

$210K

$84,816 - $210,387 Range

General Dynamics Mission Systems
3.9

General Dynamics Mission Systems

Senior Systems Engineer

$103,051

 /yr
Range: $83K - $194K

$83K

$194K

$82,896 - $193,866 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.7

BAE Systems USA

Senior Systems Engineer

$109,592

 /yr
Range: $96K - $142K

$96K

$142K

$96,303 - $141,958 Range

Kforce
4.1

Kforce

Senior Systems Engineer - Hourly

$65

 /hr
Range: $59 - $71

$59

$71

$59 - $71 Range

MITRE
3.6

MITRE

Senior Systems Engineer

$116,483

 /yr
Range: $98K - $167K

$98K

$167K

$97,934 - $166,916 Range

Mphasis
3.7

Mphasis

Senior Systems Engineer

$100,288

 /yr
Range: $83K - $145K

$83K

$145K

$82,677 - $144,758 Range

EMC
3.7

EMC

Senior Systems Engineer

$144,507

 /yr
Range: $90K - $180K

$90K

$180K

$90,093 - $179,964 Range

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$155,000

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8 days ago by a Senior Systems Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$85,000

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8 days ago by a Senior Systems Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$112,000

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8 days ago by a Senior Systems Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$90,000

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$139,000

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9 days ago by a Senior Systems Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$50

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9 days ago by a Senior System Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$81,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$500/yr

9 days ago by a Senior Systems Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$92,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$80,000

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9 days ago by a Senior Systems Engineer I with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Systems Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer is $119,832 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Systems Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13447 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Systems Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in United States is $159,674 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in United States is $89,932 per year.

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