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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 $119,909
Low $81,709
High $175,969
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a senior system engineer is $119,909 per year in the United States. 4.5k salaries reported, updated at January 27, 2023

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Top companies for Senior System Engineers in United States

  1. Zachary Piper Solutions
    13 reviews48 salaries reported
    $184,300per year
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Highest paying cities for Senior System Engineers near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $163,743 per year
    48 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $141,281 per year
    75 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $140,112 per year
    123 salaries reported
  1. Huntsville, AL
    $130,430 per year
    85 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $128,000 per year
    24 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $112,185 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $109,640 per year
    25 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $107,946 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $105,587 per year
    30 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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