How much does a System Engineer make?

Updated Dec 6, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$77,785 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,783 salaries

$65K

Low

$78K

Average

$93K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a System Engineer make? The national average salary for a System Engineer is $77,785 in United States. Filter by location to see System Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,783 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by System Engineer employees.

What is the salary trajectory for a Systems Engineer?

$92,380 /yrSystems Engineer
$119,832 /yrSenior Systems Engineer
$133,500 /yrSystems Engineer Iv
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What are some related job titles for a System Engineer?

Network Administrator

$70,591

per year

Network Engineer

$87,248

per year

System Admin

$78,811

per year

Linux

$105,220

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Systems Engineer in United States of America

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$700

/moAvg Base Salary

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

$156,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$122,699

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$78,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$25,000/yr
Stock Bonus$25,000/yr

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

$49,119

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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Infosys
3.3

Infosys

System Engineer

$72,866

 /yr
Range: $54K - $87K

$54K

$87K

$53,826 - $87,108 Range

Infinite Computer Solutions
3.7

$79,387

 /yr
Range: $75K - $107K

$75K

$107K

$75,096 - $107,461 Range

Larsen & Toubro
3.7

Larsen & Toubro

System Engineer

$82,876

 /yr
Range: $60K - $106K

$60K

$106K

$59,557 - $105,696 Range

L&T Technology Services
3.6

$85,656

 /yr
Range: $75K - $110K

$75K

$110K

$74,904 - $110,368 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

System Engineer

$84,647

 /yr
Range: $72K - $111K

$72K

$111K

$71,702 - $111,022 Range

IBM
4

IBM

System Engineer

$86,402

 /yr
Range: $77K - $107K

$77K

$107K

$77,247 - $107,490 Range

LTI
3.8

LTI

System Engineer

$69,930

 /yr
Range: $56K - $79K

$56K

$79K

$56,139 - $79,208 Range

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Compunnel
4

Compunnel

System Engineer

$94,246

 /yr
Range: $81K - $113K

$81K

$113K

$80,862 - $113,137 Range

Atos-Syntel
3.5

Atos-Syntel

System Engineer

$68,046

 /yr
Range: $66K - $93K

$66K

$93K

$65,656 - $92,640 Range

Cerner
3.7

Cerner

System Engineer

$65,386

 /yr
Range: $60K - $70K

$60K

$70K

$59,663 - $69,686 Range

Siemens
4.1

Siemens

System Engineer

$94,199

 /yr
Range: $67K - $149K

$67K

$149K

$66,591 - $149,173 Range

Texas Instruments
4.2

Texas Instruments

System Engineer

$104,567

 /yr
Range: $88K - $134K

$88K

$134K

$87,893 - $134,100 Range

Smart Enovations
3.9

Smart Enovations

System Engineer

$97,139

 /yr
Range: $88K - $107K

$88K

$107K

$87,721 - $106,557 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

System Engineer

$86,055

 /yr
Range: $65K - $160K

$65K

$160K

$64,683 - $160,322 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

$77,464

 /yr
Range: $59K - $118K

$59K

$118K

$58,592 - $117,795 Range

Marvell Technology
4.3

Marvell Technology

System Engineer

$100,356

 /yr
Range: $91K - $124K

$91K

$124K

$91,129 - $123,778 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

System Engineer

$118,968

 /yr
Range: $44K - $159K

$44K

$159K

$43,526 - $158,933 Range

MERCURY AND EARTH
3

MERCURY AND EARTH

System Engineer

$53,229

 /yr
Range: $52K - $61K

$52K

$61K

$52,299 - $61,084 Range

Einfochips
3.7

Einfochips

System Engineer

$82,606

 /yr
Range: $77K - $100K

$77K

$100K

$77,242 - $99,771 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

System Engineer

$72,129

 /yr
Range: $69K - $76K

$69K

$76K

$69,385 - $76,356 Range

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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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