SOFTWARE SYSTEMS ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$100,000
$75,000
Min 10%
$100,000
Median 50%
$134,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Diebold Nixdorf
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a software systems engineer make?
Software Systems Engineers in the US make on average $101,033 annually or $48.57 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $134,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $75,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Software Systems Engineers are Internet companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Software Systems Engineer salaries include Hawaii, California, Nevada, Maine, and New Hampshire. The typical tenure for a Software Systems Engineer is 3.9 years.

Average Software Systems Engineer Salary By Company

Software Systems Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Software Systems Engineers are Internet companies and Professional companies. Diebold Nixdorf and Facebook are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Netflix or Riverbed Technology, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Software Systems Engineers.

Average Software Systems Engineer Salary By Location

Software Systems Engineers in the United States of America make on average $101,033 a year or $48.57 per hour. Cupertino, CA reports the highest Software Systems Engineer salaries at $115,426 per year. The average entry-level salary in Cupertino, CA is $81,000. Some of the states with the best Software Systems Engineer salaries are Hawaii, California, Nevada, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts. Alaska, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and Kentucky are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cupertino, CA
$115,426
2
Andover, MA
$97,415
3
Farmington, CT
$96,185
4
Seattle, WA
$96,096
5
Austin, TX
$95,486

Average Software Systems Engineer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Software Systems Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Internet companies, Telecommunication companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Software Systems Engineers. Salaries for Software Systems Engineers in Internet companies average $102,037 annually, while Telecommunication companies and Technology companies pay $101,153 and $100,527, respectively. The average salary for Software Systems Engineers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $95,093.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$102,037
2
Telecommunication
$101,153
3
Technology
$100,527
4
Professional
$95,093

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Skyrocket Ventures
Software Systems Engineer
09/30/2019
$220,000
Randstad
Software Systems Engineer
09/13/2019
$85,567
Goddard Space Flight Center
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$49,081
Skyrocket Ventures
Software Systems Engineer
08/23/2019
$220,000
Cybercoders
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08/13/2019
$70,000
Randstad
Software Systems Engineer
07/27/2019
$85,567
Jobspring Partners
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07/27/2019
$80,000
Modis
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$160,699
Indiana University
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06/09/2019
$31,305
Software Systems Engineer
06/08/2019
$125,220
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