SYSTEMS ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$84,000
$62,000
Min 10%
$84,000
Median 50%
$114,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Starent Networks
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a systems engineer make?
The national average salary for a Systems Engineer in the U.S. is $84,549 annually or $40.65 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $114,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $62,000. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Hawaii, Washington, California, Oregon, and Alaska are some of the states with the best Systems Engineer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Systems Engineer is 3.1 years.

Average Systems Engineer Salary By Company

Systems Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Systems Engineer jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Systems Engineers at Starent Networks and Cloudflare report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Facebook and Lyft pay their Systems Engineers very well.

Average Systems Engineer Salary By Location

Systems Engineers in the US makes an average salary of $84,549 per year or $40.65 per hour. Systems Engineers make the most in Cupertino, CA at about $94,243 per year. Even as an entry-level Systems Engineer, you will make $62,000 per year in Cupertino, CA. Some of the states with the best Systems Engineer salaries are Hawaii, Washington, California, Oregon, Alaska, Nevada, and Colorado. On the other hand, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia report the lowest wages for Systems Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cupertino, CA
$94,243
2
Seattle, WA
$88,801
3
Englewood, CO
$83,208
4
Philadelphia, PA
$82,484
5
Washington, DC
$81,864

Average Systems Engineer Salary By Industry

Systems Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Automotive companies, Internet companies, and Telecommunication companies pay higher-than-average wages for Systems Engineers. Automotive companies pay Systems Engineers an average salary of $86,989, Internet companies pay $85,571, and Telecommunication companys come in at $85,092. The types of companies that pay Systems Engineers the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $81,390.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Automotive
$86,989
2
Internet
$85,571
3
Telecommunication
$85,092
4
Manufacturing
$85,011
5
Technology
$84,942

RECENTLY ADDED Systems Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Auburn Univeristy Employment
Systems Engineer
10/31/2019
$73,000
Robert Half Technology
Systems Engineer
Jacksonville, FL
10/31/2019
$79,306
Atlanta, GA
10/31/2019
$104,350
X4 Tech Staffing I Tech and Digital Recruitment
Systems Engineer
10/31/2019
$95,000
Eliassen Group
Systems Engineer
Nashville, TN
10/31/2019
$146,090
Perspective Talent
Systems Engineer
10/30/2019
$80,000
Modesto, CA
10/30/2019
$75,195
X4 Tech Staffing I Tech and Digital Recruitment
Systems Engineer
10/30/2019
$80,000
Cybercoders
Systems Engineer
San Antonio, TX
10/30/2019
$95,000
10/29/2019
$108,100
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