Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Wireless RF Network Engineers earn an average of $74K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$49,262 - $115,152

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$15.25 - $35.89

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$49,262 - $115,152  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $3,013  
Total Pay (?
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$44,802 - $115,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $35.89  
   
Overtime
$21.63 - $52.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $3,013  
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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$44,802 - $115,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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 validate RF link performance, quality and reliability.
  • Design and create wireless link information.

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer, Wireless RF


Survey results show that Wireless RF Network Engineers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Cisco Networking, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Wireless and Wireless Data Communications. It is often found that people who know Cisco Networking are also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer, Wireless RF

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Wireless RF Network Engineers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $57K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $74K. On average, Wireless RF Network Engineers make $82K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $101K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%



National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salaries

Microsoft Access
up arrow 12%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
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National Average
$70,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Wireless Data Communications
up arrow 16%

Wireless
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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