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System engineer salary in Massachusetts

How much does a System Engineer make in Massachusetts?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $100,793
Low $66,587
High $152,572
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a system engineer is $100,793 per year in Massachusetts. 337 salaries reported, updated at September 23, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Massachusetts

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for System Engineers in Massachusetts

  1. The Structures Company, LLC
    21 reviews10 salaries reported
    $174,527per year
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Highest paying cities for System Engineers near Massachusetts

  1. Westborough, MA
    $125,931 per year
    32 salaries reported
  2. Wilmington, MA
    $125,222 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Bedford, MA
    $111,542 per year
    13 salaries reported
  1. Boxborough, MA
    $110,266 per year
    50 salaries reported
  2. Woburn, MA
    $109,990 per year
    18 salaries reported
  3. Boston, MA
    $106,437 per year
    65 salaries reported
  1. Cambridge, MA
    $106,423 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Andover, MA
    $103,035 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Pittsfield, MA
    $87,741 per year
    55 salaries reported
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Where can a System Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for System Engineers

Most recommended certification


(earn +12.81% more)

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 7.32% since 2018. System Engineers with this certification earn +12.81% more than the average base salary, which is $100,793 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
2012219increase by 219
2013778increase by 255.25%
20141574increase by 102.31%
2015730decrease by 53.62%
2016884increase by 21.10%
2017635decrease by 28.17%
2018574decrease by 9.61%
2019616increase by 7.32%

Top companies hiring System Engineers with the recommended certification

Beth Israel Lahey Health
Nou Systems Inc
Boston Scientific
Azenta Life Sciences
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Top skills
System Architecture
Top fields of study
Engineering Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
150 jobs401
72 jobs107
56 jobs102
61 jobs115
781 jobs1,609
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Most common benefits for System Engineers

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

Based on 851 ratings

62% of System Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Massachusetts?


Job openings

Average $103,920 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a System Engineer

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