Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a System Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$108,053 / yrTotal Pay
$84,712 / yrBase Pay
$23,342 / yrAdditional Pay

$108,053

 / yr
$60K$262K
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The estimated total pay for a System Engineer is $108,053 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $84,712 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 $23,342 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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$106,844 /yr
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$125,362 /yr
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$125,284 /yr
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What are some related job titles for System Engineer?

Some related job titles are Network Administrator Salaries with median pay of $86,272, Network Engineer Salaries with median pay of $103,441, System Admin Salaries with median pay of $97,238, Linux Salaries with median pay of $106,231.

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Infosys
3.3

Infosys

System Engineer

$75,847

 /yr
Range: $56K - $92K

$56K

$92K

$56,028 - $91,670 Range

Infinite Computer Solutions
3.7

$82,635

 /yr
Range: $78K - $112K

$78K

$112K

$78,168 - $111,857 Range

Larsen & Toubro
3.7

Larsen & Toubro

System Engineer

$86,266

 /yr
Range: $62K - $110K

$62K

$110K

$61,994 - $110,020 Range

L&T Technology Services
3.5

$89,161

 /yr
Range: $78K - $115K

$78K

$115K

$77,969 - $114,884 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

System Engineer

$90,438

 /yr
Range: $72K - $140K

$72K

$140K

$72,351 - $140,000 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

System Engineer

$89,937

 /yr
Range: $80K - $112K

$80K

$112K

$80,407 - $111,888 Range

LTI
3.8

LTI

System Engineer

$70,617

 /yr
Range: $58K - $80K

$58K

$80K

$58,436 - $79,811 Range

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Compunnel
4.3

Compunnel

System Engineer

$98,101

 /yr
Range: $84K - $118K

$84K

$118K

$84,170 - $117,765 Range

Atos-Syntel
3.6

Atos-Syntel

System Engineer

$70,830

 /yr
Range: $68K - $96K

$68K

$96K

$68,342 - $96,430 Range

Cerner
3.6

Cerner

System Engineer

$67,586

 /yr
Range: $57K - $73K

$57K

$73K

$57,000 - $72,537 Range

Siemens
4.1

Siemens

System Engineer

$95,989

 /yr
Range: $69K - $155K

$69K

$155K

$69,315 - $155,276 Range

Texas Instruments
4.1

Texas Instruments

System Engineer

$102,636

 /yr
Range: $91K - $140K

$91K

$140K

$91,488 - $139,586 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

System Engineer

$92,000

 /yr
Range: $67K - $167K

$67K

$167K

$67,329 - $166,881 Range

Smart Enovations
3.9

Smart Enovations

System Engineer

$101,113

 /yr
Range: $91K - $111K

$91K

$111K

$91,310 - $110,916 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

$80,250

 /yr
Range: $61K - $123K

$61K

$123K

$60,989 - $122,614 Range

Marvell Technology
4.3

Marvell Technology

System Engineer

$104,462

 /yr
Range: $95K - $129K

$95K

$129K

$94,857 - $128,842 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

System Engineer

$122,853

 /yr
Range: $45K - $165K

$45K

$165K

$45,306 - $165,434 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

System Engineer

$75,585

 /yr
Range: $72K - $85K

$72K

$85K

$72,223 - $85,214 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

System Engineer

$80,214

 /yr
Range: $74K - $142K

$74K

$142K

$74,000 - $142,483 Range

MERCURY AND EARTH
3.0

MERCURY AND EARTH

System Engineer

$55,407

 /yr
Range: $54K - $64K

$54K

$64K

$54,439 - $63,583 Range

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$100,000

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7 days ago by a System Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$86,000

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

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$99,800

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$87,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$119,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$83,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$96,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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Frequently asked questions about a System Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a System Engineer is $77,785 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a System Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3783 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a System Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a System Engineer in United States is $92,661 per year.

The lowest salary for a System Engineer in United States is $65,297 per year.

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