Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Systems Engineer make in Washington, DC Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$109,764 / yrTotal Pay
$85,125 / yrBase Pay
$24,640 / yrAdditional Pay

$109,764

 / yr
$61K$257K
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The estimated total pay for a Systems Engineer is $109,764 per year in the Washington, DC Area area, with an average salary of $85,125 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 $24,640 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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$109,764 /yr
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$123,483 /yr
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$123,365 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Systems Engineer?

Some related job titles are Network Administrator Salaries with median pay of $87,877, Network Engineer Salaries with median pay of $104,065, System Admin Salaries with median pay of $97,070, Linux Salaries with median pay of $103,537.

What are total pay estimates for a Systems Engineer at different companies in Washington, DC Area?

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SAIC
4.1

SAIC

Systems Engineer

$117,589

 /yr
Range: $74K - $204K

$74K

$204K

$74,316 - $204,118 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Systems Engineer

$94,942

 /yr
Range: $74K - $188K

$74K

$188K

$73,577 - $187,521 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Systems Engineer

$106,621

 /yr
Range: $83K - $202K

$83K

$202K

$83,355 - $202,020 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Systems Engineer

$93,065

 /yr
Range: $65K - $200K

$65K

$200K

$65,172 - $200,053 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Systems Engineer

$105,929

 /yr
Range: $73K - $180K

$73K

$180K

$73,430 - $180,000 Range

Integral Federal
3.4

Integral Federal

Systems Engineer

$91,451

 /yr
Range: $74K - $107K

$74K

$107K

$74,497 - $106,939 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Systems Engineer

$115,000

 /yr
Range: $78K - $192K

$78K

$192K

$78,000 - $192,385 Range

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General Dynamics Information Technology
3.9

$73K

$175K

$73,302 - $175,223 Range

Peraton
3.6

Peraton

Systems Engineer

$99,366

 /yr
Range: $66K - $175K

$66K

$175K

$66,342 - $175,000 Range

MITRE
3.7

MITRE

Systems Engineer

$133,480

 /yr
Range: $91K - $202K

$91K

$202K

$91,418 - $201,968 Range

CACI International
3.9

CACI International

Systems Engineer

$106,092

 /yr
Range: $67K - $196K

$67K

$196K

$66,942 - $196,471 Range

GEICO
3.4

GEICO

Systems Engineer

$93,000

 /yr
Range: $72K - $112K

$72K

$112K

$72,384 - $111,899 Range

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
4.3

$103K

$198K

$102,585 - $198,149 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Systems Engineer

$80,105

 /yr
Range: $67K - $125K

$67K

$125K

$66,770 - $124,505 Range

Hughes Network Systems
3.9

Hughes Network Systems

Systems Engineer

$90,422

 /yr
Range: $74K - $107K

$74K

$107K

$73,821 - $107,295 Range

Perspecta
3.5

Perspecta

Systems Engineer

$99,482

 /yr
Range: $78K - $179K

$78K

$179K

$78,112 - $178,826 Range

M.C. Dean, Inc.
3.4

M.C. Dean, Inc.

Systems Engineer

$88,279

 /yr
Range: $78K - $122K

$78K

$122K

$78,207 - $122,285 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Systems Engineer

$104,596

 /yr
Range: $81K - $138K

$81K

$138K

$80,744 - $138,169 Range

Vencore
2.9

Vencore

Systems Engineer

$86,208

 /yr
Range: $66K - $174K

$66K

$174K

$65,855 - $174,268 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Systems Engineer

$86,512

 /yr
Range: $73K - $161K

$73K

$161K

$73,186 - $160,505 Range

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$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,000/yr

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

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$77,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$88,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$93,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$7,000/yr

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

$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$32,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a System Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a System Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Systems Engineer is $102,577 per year in Washington, DC Area. Salaries estimates are based on 2044 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Systems Engineer employees in Washington, DC Area.

The highest salary for a Systems Engineer in Washington, DC Area is $146,708 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Engineer in Washington, DC Area is $71,721 per year.

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