Systems Engineering Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Systems Engineering Manager make in the United States? The average Systems Engineering Manager salary in the United States is $136,806 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $123,079 and $149,479. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Manages daily operations in the department responsible for the planning and engineering of an organization's systems infrastructure. Ensures that hardware and/or software are designed and installed in a manner that meets the needs of the organization. Monitors systems performance and provides recommendations as required. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Systems Engineering Supervisor

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    Bachelor's Degree

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