Computer systems engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Computer systems engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $118,800
Maryland $116,360
New Hampshire $113,770
Virginia $104,840
California $98,010
Colorado $99,840
Connecticut $99,730
New Jersey $99,500
Alaska $94,900
Massachusetts $88,660
South Carolina $93,240
Washington $87,760
New York $90,430
Texas $88,460
Georgia $85,280
Hawaii $93,430
North Carolina $86,770
Alabama $87,980
Pennsylvania $84,660
Nebraska $85,600
Arizona $80,790
West Virginia $83,160
Missouri $83,720
Ohio $82,640
Minnesota $77,560
Rhode Island $79,840
Mississippi $78,970
South Dakota $80,720
Idaho $78,090
Maine $77,640
Oregon $77,540
New Mexico $76,890
Kentucky $78,830
Indiana $81,290
Kansas $76,510
Guam $81,940
Florida $76,500
Iowa $74,810
Oklahoma $78,630
Utah $73,370
Michigan $73,650
Wyoming $73,050
Wisconsin $71,050
Tennessee $72,100
Arkansas $74,130
Nevada $71,210
Vermont $71,490
North Dakota $68,870
Montana $66,510
Louisiana $62,800
Puerto Rico $62,800
Virgin Islands $43,130

How do computer systems engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Computer systems engineers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than video game creative directors but more than full stack developers.

Career Median Salary
Video game creative director salary $90K
Video game producer salary $90K
Geospatial information scientist salary $90K
Video game level editor salary $90K
Water engineer salary $88K
Computer systems engineer salary $65K
Back-End developer salary $67K
Software engineer salary $77K
Distance learning coordinator salary $83K
Full stack developer salary $70K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)