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System Engineer Salary in Chennai

based on 18.4k latest salaries

Average Annual Salary

5.4 Lakhs

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Estimated Take Home Salary

32,747 - ₹ 34,020

System Engineer salary in Chennai ranges between ₹ 2.3 Lakhs to ₹ 7.6 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 5.4 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 18.4k latest salaries received from System Engineers.

Last Updated: 18 July, 2024

Salaries in different departments

Engineering - Software & QA
System Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (9.3k salaries)
5.4 Lakhs

₹2.3 L/yr - ₹7.6 L/yr

IT & Information Security
System Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (2.6k salaries)
5.4 Lakhs

₹2.3 L/yr - ₹7.6 L/yr

Engineering - Hardware & Networks
System Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (1.9k salaries)
5.4 Lakhs

₹2.3 L/yr - ₹7.6 L/yr

Data Science & Analytics
System Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (498 salaries)
5.5 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹7.6 L/yr

Customer Success, Service & Operations
System Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (176 salaries)
4.5 Lakhs

₹2.3 L/yr - ₹7 L/yr

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Average Annual Salary by Experience

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System Engineer salary in Chennai with less than 1 year of experience to 6 years ranges from ₹ 2.3 Lakhs to ₹ 7.6 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 5.4 Lakhs based on 18.4k latest salaries.

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42.6 Lakhs
21.3 Lakhs
20.5 Lakhs
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19.8 Lakhs
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Top Skills for System Engineers

based on 5,500 jobs

Skills

Jobs demanding the skill

1

System Engineering

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3

Troubleshooting

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4

Networking

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5

Windows

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Popular Companies for System Engineer in Chennai

Company Name Avg Annual Salary
0 - 8 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (15.1k salaries)

5.7 Lakhs

₹1.9 L/yr - ₹8.8 L/yr

0 - 4 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (2.6k salaries)

3.9 Lakhs

₹2.4 L/yr - ₹5.5 L/yr

0 - 7 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (456 salaries)

4.6 Lakhs

₹1 L/yr - ₹9 L/yr

0 - 8 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (358 salaries)

2.6 Lakhs

₹1 L/yr - ₹4 L/yr

1 - 8 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (167 salaries)

5.1 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹9 L/yr

1 - 3 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (164 salaries)

4.6 Lakhs

₹1.8 L/yr - ₹8.5 L/yr

0 - 9 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (163 salaries)

8.4 Lakhs

₹3.4 L/yr - ₹14.5 L/yr

1 - 8 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (162 salaries)

5.4 Lakhs

₹1.4 L/yr - ₹7.8 L/yr

0 - 6 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (161 salaries)

2.8 Lakhs

₹1.3 L/yr - ₹4 L/yr

1 - 3 yrs exp.  .  Chennai (155 salaries)

4.1 Lakhs

₹2.1 L/yr - ₹5.4 L/yr

Salary reviews by System Engineer and similar roles

Iris Software

Senior Software Engineer in Noida

4.0
posted on 15 Apr 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Work life balance is good. Company helps employee to upskill themselves. Policies are good. No micromanagement.

Dislikes

Company helps to upskill but don't provide enough opportunity to implement that. Salary bracket is average company should take care of existing employees. Employees sometime don't get enough opportunity to work on new tech stacks.

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Infosys

Associate Consultant in Bangalore / Bengaluru

3.0
posted on 07 May 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

1. Learning Department is the best. (Regular sessions on all technology are conducted, you can avail free vouchers for external exams) 2. Best campus. (Better than you can imagine)

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Dislikes

1. No Salary hikes, 2. No benefits, 3. No timely promotion, 4. Timely Progression is given (Fake promotion) where only your job title is incremented and nothing else is updated. (0 salary hike) 5. Never gave any festive bonus. (I was delusional to even expect it) 6. HR department is absolute worst. (Major setback) 7. 70 Hour work culture.

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TCS

System Engineer in Chennai

3.0
posted on 10 Jul 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

It's good for experience candidate who wants to work after marriage.

Dislikes

Salary is low and hike is also low compared to other companies

Accenture

Application Development Analyst in Bangalore / Bengaluru

3.0
posted on 25 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Developement of skills, Good collegues.

Dislikes

Local variable bonus is Big Scam, No proper hierarchy of HR, No promotions from past 2 years, Random allocation of domain for freshers, Truley no one cares about you. PIP mode works perfectly here.

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Atos Global IT Solutions And Services

System Engineer in Chennai

5.0
posted on 08 Jun 2024

5.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

It's a very good company and with the good people and each and every one are very supportive about work and the management was very nice,we are flexible with our working hours

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Dislikes

The main dislike was salary was not as per the work it's very lower and also the hikes process was also quite bad as per my knowledge

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Frequently Asked Questions about System Engineer Salaries

What is the salary of a System Engineer in India?
Average salary for a System Engineer in India is 5.4 Lakhs per year (₹45.2k per month). Salary estimates are based on 18.4k latest salaries received from various System Engineers across industries.
What are the top paying companies that employ System Engineers?
What is the starting salary for a System Engineer in India?
Average starting Salary for System Engineer in India is around ₹2.3 Lakhs per year (₹19.2k per month). 1 year of minimum experience is required to be a System Engineer.
What is the highest salary for a System Engineer in India?
Highest salary that a System Engineer can earn is ₹7.6 Lakhs per year (₹63.3k per month).
How does System Engineer Salary in India change with experience?
An Entry Level System Engineer with less than three years of experience earns an average salary of ₹4.1 Lakhs per year. A mid-career System Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹5.4 Lakhs per year, while an experienced System Engineer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹7.8 Lakhs per year.
What are the top paying industries for System Engineer in India?
What are the top paying cities for System Engineer in India?
What are the popular/top skills required to become a System Engineer?
These are the top skills of a System Engineer based on 5.5k jobs posted by employers.
  • System Engineering
  • Linux
  • Troubleshooting
  • Networking
  • Windows