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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Systems Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$102,352 / yrTotal Pay
$86,772 / yrBase Pay
$15,580 / yrAdditional Pay

$102,352

 / yr
$34K$331K
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The estimated total pay for a Systems Engineer is $102,352 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $86,772 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 $15,580 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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Some related job titles are Network Administrator Salaries with median pay of $83,782, Network Engineer Salaries with median pay of $99,815, System Admin Salaries with median pay of $77,257, Linux Salaries with median pay of $95,584.

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Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Systems Engineer

$123,134

 /yr
Range: $102K - $135K

$102K

$135K

$101,973 - $135,156 Range

LTI
3.8

LTI

Systems Engineer

$71,861

 /yr
Range: $57K - $92K

$57K

$92K

$57,188 - $91,612 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Systems Engineer

$94,168

 /yr
Range: $61K - $191K

$61K

$191K

$61,481 - $190,738 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Systems Engineer

$96,810

 /yr
Range: $63K - $203K

$63K

$203K

$63,453 - $202,951 Range

Cerner
3.6

Cerner

Systems Engineer

$64,866

 /yr
Range: $53K - $127K

$53K

$127K

$52,555 - $127,232 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Systems Engineer

$93,693

 /yr
Range: $60K - $218K

$60K

$218K

$60,342 - $218,174 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Systems Engineer

$142,509

 /yr
Range: $76K - $230K

$76K

$230K

$76,276 - $229,775 Range

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Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Systems Engineer

$81,474

 /yr
Range: $27K - $198K

$27K

$198K

$27,140 - $197,786 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Systems Engineer

$86,322

 /yr
Range: $18K - $453K

$18K

$453K

$17,861 - $452,936 Range

Intel Corporation
4.3

Intel Corporation

Systems Engineer

$123,754

 /yr
Range: $14K - $216K

$14K

$216K

$13,503 - $216,058 Range

Rockwell Collins
3.8

Rockwell Collins

Systems Engineer

$85,908

 /yr
Range: $64K - $152K

$64K

$152K

$64,194 - $151,946 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

$81,444

 /yr
Range: $7K - $219K

$7K

$219K

$7,018 - $218,905 Range

Texas Instruments
4.2

Texas Instruments

Systems Engineer

$127,356

 /yr
Range: $70K - $186K

$70K

$186K

$70,000 - $186,487 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Systems Engineer

$85,917

 /yr
Range: $50K - $164K

$50K

$164K

$50,457 - $163,747 Range

SAIC
4.1

SAIC

Systems Engineer

$106,357

 /yr
Range: $61K - $201K

$61K

$201K

$60,548 - $201,017 Range

Opus Consulting Solutions
3.8

$94,735

 /yr
Range: $68K - $117K

$68K

$117K

$68,474 - $117,253 Range

Larsen & Toubro
3.7

Larsen & Toubro

Systems Engineer

$66,665

 /yr
Range: $58K - $113K

$58K

$113K

$57,959 - $113,018 Range

Infosys
3.3

Infosys

Systems Engineer

$74,872

 /yr
Range: $14K - $116K

$14K

$116K

$13,592 - $116,320 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Systems Engineer

$98,843

 /yr
Range: $62K - $197K

$62K

$197K

$62,452 - $197,014 Range

L3Harris
3.6

L3Harris

Systems Engineer

$107,000

 /yr
Range: $64K - $186K

$64K

$186K

$63,812 - $186,125 Range

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$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$83,364

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$7,085/yr
Stock Bonus$7,085/yr

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

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$10,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Systems Engineer with less than one year of experience

$97,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$74,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$123,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Ground Systems Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$99,880

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Systems Engineer is $92,380 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Systems Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 30501 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Systems Engineer in United States is $133,711 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Engineer in United States is $63,824 per year.

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