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Lead Systems Engineer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$121,485 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lead Systems Engineer is $121,485 a year and $58 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Lead Systems Engineer is between $85,153 and $150,779. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Oversees the Systems Engineering staff and activities of an organization's information systems.
  • Assures the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the in-house information systems that support core organizational functions.
  • Provides support to, reviews, maintains, and optimizes all networked software and associated operating systems.
  • Administers the planning, design, development, evaluation, testing, and integration of an organization's systems infrastructure, including the design and implementation of hardware and software.
Lead Systems Engineer Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Computer Hardware Engineers

Job family population: 66,770

Estimated population of Lead Systems Engineer jobs: 28,854

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Lead Systems Engineer Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

AWS Systems Engineering Lead
May 15
Seattle, United States
While hiring, mentoring, training, and leading a team of technologists, the AWS Systems Engineering Lead will be responsible for designing, architecting and implementing software-as-a-service ...
Senior Digital Systems Engineer
Apr 20
Kirkland, WA, USA
INNOVATE → DISRUPT → ENABLE → LEAD Echodyne's Metamaterials Electronically Scanning Array ... Perform system engineering tasks associated with analysis, design, and development of requirements ...
Systems Engineer Sr Staff
May 10
Issaquah, WA, USA
Theprimary responsibility of this role is to lead the rapid development ofinnovations into product ... hardware engineers,software engineers, ultrasound engineers, product managers ...
Platform Software Engineer (Relocation to Boston, MA)
Jun 20
Seattle, United States
Octo Consulting Group
... systems. This project will feature strategic team members co-located with the product teams ... lead leveraging large scale cloud infrastructure as their primary application platform.
Principal Software Engineer - Systems Architecture & Scalability
Apr 17
Bellevue, WA, USA
We are scaling quickly and looking for an experienced engineer/architect to lead the charge on ... system development - Architecting large-scale systems - Running services in the Cloud (AWS ...
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