Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Wireless RF Network Engineers earn an average of $73K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Wireless RF Network Engineers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,891 - $114,768
(Median)
$49K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,754
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$15.09 - $35.61
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$15
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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Salary
$48,891 - $114,768  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $3,013  
Total Pay (?
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$44,688 - $115,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $35.61  
   
Overtime
$21.78 - $52.06  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
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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$44,688 - $115,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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 suggest that Wireless RF Network Engineers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Cisco Networking, Windows Operating System General Use, and Network Management / Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Wireless and Wireless Data Communications. Those educated in Cisco Networking tend to be well versed 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $57K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $73K. Wireless RF Network Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $82K. Professionals with more than two decades of experience behind them enjoy a prosperous six-figure median salary of $103K.

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Experience Affects Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%


Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salaries

Microsoft Access
up arrow 10%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Wireless Data Communications
up arrow 8%

Wireless
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%