SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$100,000
$76,000
Min 10%
$100,000
Median 50%
$133,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Nvidia
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a senior systems engineer make?
The national average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in the United States is $100,853 per year or $48.49 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $133,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $76,000 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Washington, Hawaii, Vermont, California, and Oregon are some of the states with the best Senior Systems Engineer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Senior Systems Engineer is 3.9 years.

Average Senior Systems Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Senior Systems Engineer makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Systems Engineers are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Companies like Nvidia or ServiceNow will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Salesforce and IAP Worldwide Services pay their Senior Systems Engineers very well.

Average Senior Systems Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in the USA is $100,853 annually or $48.49 hourly. The top city when it comes to Senior Systems Engineer salaries is Mountain View, CA at $115,841 per year. Even as an entry-level Senior Systems Engineer, you will make $80,000 per year in Mountain View, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Senior Systems Engineer salaries are Washington, Hawaii, Vermont, California, and Oregon. On the other hand, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi report the lowest wages for Senior Systems Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$115,841
2
Redmond, WA
$111,157
3
Marlborough, MA
$100,521
4
Jersey City, NJ
$97,080
5
New York, NY
$96,964

Average Senior Systems Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Senior Systems Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Telecommunication companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Senior Systems Engineers. Manufacturing companies pay their Senior Systems Engineers the highest wages, averaging $104,687 per year. Telecommunication companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $104,250 and $104,231, respectively. The average salary for Senior Systems Engineers in the Internet industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $94,503.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$104,687
2
Telecommunication
$104,250
3
Technology
$104,231
4
Professional
$103,837
5
Finance
$103,176

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Systems Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
X4 Tech Staffing I Tech and Digital Recruitment
Senior Systems Engineer
10/31/2019
$120,000
Eliassen Group
Senior Systems Engineer
Cincinnati, OH
10/31/2019
$100,000
Interdev
Senior Systems Engineer
10/31/2019
$85,000
Cleveland, OH
10/30/2019
$100,000
Workbridge Associates
Senior Systems Engineer
Dallas, TX
10/25/2019
$145,000
Workbridge Associates
Senior Systems Engineer
10/25/2019
$125,000
Johns Hopkins University
Senior Systems Engineer
Baltimore, MD
10/25/2019
$80,665
Workbridge Associates
Senior Systems Engineer
Boston, MA
10/25/2019
$146,090
Workbridge Associates
Senior Systems Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
10/25/2019
$122,000
Robert Half
Senior Systems Engineer
Baltimore, MD
10/23/2019
$90,000
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