Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salary

Men make up the majority of Wireless RF Network Engineers in the United States, bringing in about $78K per year. Job satisfaction for Wireless RF Network Engineers is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,967 - $128,200
$51K
$78K
$130K
MEDIAN: $78,346
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$19.19 - $28.85
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MEDIAN: $23.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,967 - $128,200  
   
Bonus
$974 - $19,627  
Profit Sharing
$1,003  
Total Pay (?
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$48,951 - $130,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.19 - $28.85  
   
Overtime
$34.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$974 - $19,627  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,003  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,951 - $130,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Network Engineer, Wireless RF

A Wireless RF network engineer is responsible for monitoring the network, implementing routing protocols and network features, troubleshooting network and application issues, and assisting with network projects. Duties include monitoring network performance using documented standards, as well as installing new hardware, systems, and software for networks. These network engineers also maintain network management, connectivity, and services, as well as troubleshoot network issues and operational problems. Network engineers must develop a plan for application recovery and make use of standard operating procedures in case of hardware or software failure. A log is kept for any incident that happens with the network and reviewed for troubleshooting recurrent problems.

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Network Engineer, Wireless RF Tasks

  • Design and create wireless link information.
  • Design and validate RF link performance, quality and reliability.

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer, Wireless RF


Survey results suggest that Wireless RF Network Engineers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Cisco Networking, Microsoft Access, Wireless Data Communications, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Wireless as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Network Management / Administration also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Cisco Networking also tend to know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer, Wireless RF

Pay by Experience for a Network Engineer, Wireless RF has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Engineer, Wireless RF with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Engineer, Wireless RF with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer, Wireless RF which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 36 salaries. A Network Engineer, Wireless RF with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Network Engineer, Wireless RF

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

▲31%

▼0%

National Average
$75,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salaries


Microsoft Access
▲4%

Wireless Data Communications
▼0%

National Average
$75,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼4%



Wireless
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%