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Network Engineer, IT Salary

The average pay for a Network Engineer, IT is $62,518 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are VoIP and Network Architecture / Design.
$40,965 - $87,637
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $62,517
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$13.09 - $40.48
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,965 - $87,637  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,210  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $6,000  
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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$39,107 - $89,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 916
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $40.48  
   
Overtime
$11.44 - $57.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,210  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $6,000  
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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$39,107 - $89,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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Job Description for Network Engineer, IT

Information technology (IT) network engineers are responsible for creating effective system networking solutions for their organization. They are in charge of designing more efficient computer network alternatives, as well as installing software applications that make faster connections between organizational servers and client machines. IT network engineers also solve interoperability problems and strive to increase end-user satisfaction. They upgrade networking equipment, as well as plan and use computer engineering solutions to decrease security risks.

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Network Engineer, IT Tasks

  • Providing tier 4 support and network disaster recovery expertise.
  • Test and document system behavior, performance, and security.
  • Plan, design, and troubleshoot local and wide area network infrastructure, including routers, firewalls, switches, gateways, DNS servers, DHCP servers, clustering solutions, and related hardware, software, and services.

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What is it like working as a Network Engineer, IT?

Network Engineer, IT in Washington:
"Network Engineer Pay Scale."
Pros: Flexible hours, training and education reimbursement, health benefits.
Cons: On call rotation.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Network Engineer, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Network Engineer, IT Salaries

VoIP
up arrow 11%




Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 2%

Network Management / Administration
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Troubleshooting
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IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Exchange
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Linux
0%

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Office
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Windows 2003 Server
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Network Support
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 220 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%