Men make up the majority of Wireless RF Network Engineers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $77K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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MEDIAN: $77,321
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$18.12 - $28.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,513 - $126,086  
   
Bonus
$710 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$1,003  
Total Pay (?
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$48,252 - $127,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$710 - $19,392  
   
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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$48,252 - $127,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Cisco Networking, Wireless Data Communications, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Wireless, Microsoft Office, and Network Management / Administration. 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Wireless RF Network Engineers. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $60K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $75K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $86K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $91K on average.

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Key Stats for Network Engineer, Wireless RF

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Network Engineer, Wireless RF Salaries

Microsoft Access
up arrow 7%


National Average
$72,000


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Wireless
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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