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Senior system engineer salary in United States

How much does a Senior System Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $123,487
Low $80,117
High $190,334
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a senior system engineer is $123,487 per year in the United States. 5.4k salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023

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Top companies for Senior System Engineers in United States

  1. SAIC
    3,014 reviews7 salaries reported
    $160,110per year
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Highest paying cities for Senior System Engineers near United States

  1. Santa Clara, CA
    $213,460 per year
    98 salaries reported
  2. Chantilly, VA
    $136,104 per year
    51 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $135,602 per year
    110 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $127,769 per year
    131 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $127,470 per year
    50 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $125,825 per year
    39 salaries reported
  1. Huntsville, AL
    $125,216 per year
    57 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $120,215 per year
    32 salaries reported
  3. Sierra Vista, AZ
    $119,209 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Senior System Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 361 ratings

66% of Senior System Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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