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

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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Experience

$88,105 /yr
Average Base Pay

46 salaries

$68K

Low

$88K

Average

$113K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for System Engineer is $88,105 per year in Washington, DC. Salaries estimates are based on 46 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by System Engineer employees in Washington, DC.

Seniority Levels

L2
Systems Engineer$102,520 /yr
L3
Senior Systems Engineer$131,536 /yr
L4
Systems Engineer Iv$135,854 /yr
Career Path

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Infosys
3.3

Infosys

System Engineer

$73,861

 /yr
Range: $73K - $74K
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$73K

$74K

$73,015 - $74,417 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

System Engineer
About 

$90K -$98K

$90K

$98K

$90,162 - $98,254 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

System Engineer
About 

$104K -$114K

$104K

$114K

$104,351 - $114,046 Range

Blackboard
3.9

Blackboard

System Engineer
About 

$115K -$123K

$115K

$123K

$114,748 - $123,398 Range

Zuven Technologies
4.5

Zuven Technologies

System Engineer
About 

$105K -$112K

$105K

$112K

$104,786 - $111,892 Range

SoundWay Consulting
5

SoundWay Consulting

System Engineer
About 

$159K -$170K

$159K

$170K

$159,053 - $169,960 Range

CNS Engineering

System Engineer - Monthly
About 

$246 -$263

$246

$263

$246 - $263 Range

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Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

System Analyst

$91,163

 /yr
Range: $71K - $93K

$71K

$93K

$70,510 - $92,801 Range

Amtrak
3.7

Amtrak

Systems Developer

$117,995

 /yr
Range: $87K - $127K

$87K

$127K

$86,729 - $126,840 Range

Birlasoft
3.6

Birlasoft

System Analyst

$91,163

 /yr
Range: $91K - $91K

$91K

$91K

$91,163 - $91,163 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Systems Engineer

$106,387

 /yr
Range: $75K - $182K

$75K

$182K

$74,747 - $181,736 Range

Integral Consulting Services
3.6

Integral Consulting Services

Systems Engineer

$76,210

 /yr
Range: $69K - $101K

$69K

$101K

$68,589 - $100,904 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Systems Engineer

$81,425

 /yr
Range: $69K - $184K

$69K

$184K

$69,286 - $183,828 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Systems Engineer

$122,205

 /yr
Range: $88K - $180K

$88K

$180K

$87,954 - $179,884 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Systems Engineer

$115,021

 /yr
Range: $76K - $181K

$76K

$181K

$75,723 - $180,598 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.8

General Dynamics Information Technology

Senior Systems Engineer

$124,277

 /yr
Range: $110K - $158K

$110K

$158K

$109,792 - $158,309 Range

GEICO
3.4

GEICO

Systems Engineer

$83,137

 /yr
Range: $76K - $95K

$76K

$95K

$75,965 - $94,686 Range

CACI International
3.8

CACI International

Systems Engineer

$98,482

 /yr
Range: $74K - $136K

$74K

$136K

$73,725 - $136,049 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Senior Systems Engineer

$118,102

 /yr
Range: $91K - $132K

$91K

$132K

$91,146 - $131,767 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Systems Engineer

$105,698

 /yr
Range: $53K - $143K

$53K

$143K

$52,819 - $142,664 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a System Engineer salaries

The average salary for a System Engineer is $88,105 per year in Washington, DC. Salaries estimates are based on 46 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a System Engineer employees in Washington, DC.

The highest salary for a System Engineer in Washington, DC is $113,473 per year.

The lowest salary for a System Engineer in Washington, DC is $68,409 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$20
hourly
A Systems Engineer reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$62,024
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $62,024 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
$5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$105,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Systems Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$12
hourly
A Systems Engineer reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Part-time
10000+ employees
 
College / University
$54
hourly
A Systems Engineer reported making $54 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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