Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Systems Software Developer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$113,869 / yrTotal Pay
$97,596 / yrBase Pay
$16,273 / yrAdditional Pay

$113,869

 / yr
$76K$174K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Systems Software Developer is $113,869 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $97,596 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 $16,273 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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Apple
4.2
Systems Software DeveloperSee 3,667 salaries from all locations

$210,626

 / yr

$152,093

 / yr

$151,145

 / yr

$170,339

 / yr

$156,194

 / yr

$132,480

 / yr

$58

 / hr

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$216,853

 / yr

$126,165

 / yr

$119,137

 / yr
Fujitsu
3.7
Software Engineer, Systems SoftwareSee 59 salaries from all locations

$154,215

 / yr

$163,724

 / yr

$163,572

 / yr

$157,301

 / yr

$191,202

 / yr

$132,564

 / yr
Vensai
3.8
Systems Software EngineerSee 41 salaries from all locations

$137,038

 / yr

$92,188

 / yr

$117,022

 / yr

$123,793

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Software Systems Developer in United States

The top paying industry for a Software Systems Developer in United States is Information Technology with a median total pay of $136,003.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$136,003

    0% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Software Systems Developer are Micro Focus and Computer Task Group.

Micro FocusMicro Focus$153,550/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Systems Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$94,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Systems Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$96,500

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Software Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$113,000

/yr

$110K | $3K

Submitted4 days ago

<1 year
4 days ago
Software Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$87,000

/yr

$80K | $7K

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Software Systems Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$132,000

/yr

$117K | $15K

Submitted5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
System Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$155,000

/yr

$115K | $40K

Submitted5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
System Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$155,000

/yr

$115K | $40K

Submitted5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
System Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$175,026

/yr

$155K | $20K

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago

Systems Software Developer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Systems Software Developer is $97,596 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Systems Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4598 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Software Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Systems Software Developer in United States is $143,763 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Software Developer in United States is $66,254 per year.

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