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

Updated Aug 2, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$100,750 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,985 salaries

$70K

Low

$101K

Average

$144K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$6,631Range$1,426 - $30,847
The average salary for Systems Engineer is $100,750 per year in Washington, DC Area. Salaries estimates are based on 1985 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Systems Engineer employees in Washington, DC Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Systems Engineer$100,750 /yr
L3
Senior Systems Engineer$129,250 /yr
L4
Systems Engineer Iv$134,031 /yr
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SAIC
4

SAIC

Systems Engineer

$112,980

 /yr
Range: $73K - $189K
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$73K

$189K

$73,367 - $189,040 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Systems Engineer

$84,616

 /yr
Range: $69K - $174K

$69K

$174K

$68,798 - $173,670 Range

Integral Consulting Services
3.6

Integral Consulting Services

Systems Engineer

$82,793

 /yr
Range: $69K - $99K

$69K

$99K

$68,994 - $99,040 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Systems Engineer

$98,771

 /yr
Range: $61K - $182K

$61K

$182K

$61,200 - $181,854 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Systems Engineer

$100,134

 /yr
Range: $77K - $187K

$77K

$187K

$77,198 - $187,097 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Systems Engineer

$108,713

 /yr
Range: $82K - $178K

$82K

$178K

$82,132 - $178,175 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.8

General Dynamics Information Technology

Systems Engineer

$116,453

 /yr
Range: $70K - $145K

$70K

$145K

$69,700 - $144,652 Range

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Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Systems Engineer

$95,903

 /yr
Range: $68K - $147K

$68K

$147K

$68,006 - $146,664 Range

Perspecta
3.5

Perspecta

Systems Engineer

$95,205

 /yr
Range: $73K - $166K

$73K

$166K

$73,000 - $165,617 Range

GEICO
3.4

GEICO

Systems Engineer

$86,403

 /yr
Range: $72K - $104K

$72K

$104K

$72,000 - $103,633 Range

Vencore
2.9

Vencore

Systems Engineer

$79,995

 /yr
Range: $71K - $126K

$71K

$126K

$70,514 - $126,405 Range

CACI International
3.8

CACI International

Systems Engineer

$98,255

 /yr
Range: $72K - $132K

$72K

$132K

$72,349 - $131,950 Range

MITRE
3.7

MITRE

Systems Engineer

$146,238

 /yr
Range: $85K - $187K

$85K

$187K

$84,665 - $186,950 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.9

Raytheon Technologies

Systems Engineer

$76,598

 /yr
Range: $63K - $157K

$63K

$157K

$62,968 - $156,663 Range

Hughes Network Systems
3.9

Hughes Network Systems

Systems Engineer

$83,353

 /yr
Range: $68K - $94K

$68K

$94K

$68,368 - $94,066 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Systems Engineer

$79,553

 /yr
Range: $68K - $132K

$68K

$132K

$67,780 - $132,146 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Systems Engineer

$101,060

 /yr
Range: $75K - $124K

$75K

$124K

$74,780 - $124,000 Range

Peraton
3.7

Peraton

Systems Engineer

$87,237

 /yr
Range: $62K - $185K

$62K

$185K

$62,000 - $185,004 Range

M.C. Dean, Inc.
3.2

M.C. Dean, Inc.

Systems Engineer

$81,722

 /yr
Range: $69K - $114K

$69K

$114K

$69,158 - $114,016 Range

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
4.6

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Systems Engineer

$109,192

 /yr
Range: $91K - $184K

$91K

$184K

$91,200 - $183,513 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Systems Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Systems Engineer is $100,750 per year in Washington, DC Area. Salaries estimates are based on 1985 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 $143,999 per year.

The lowest salary for a Systems Engineer in Washington, DC Area is $70,490 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Systems Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Systems Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent systems engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$100,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$150,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$92,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $92,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
Company - Private
$69,700
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $69,700 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$95,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Mac/Apple Systems Engineer reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$125,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$98,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public