Network Engineer, IT Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Network Engineer, IT is $62,171 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 Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and Network Architecture / Design.
Network Engineer, IT Total Pay (?
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$40,672 - $87,862
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MEDIAN: $62,170
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Network Engineer, IT Total Pay (?
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$13.75 - $40.45
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,672 - $87,862  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,928  
Profit Sharing
$330.00 - $9,250  
Commission
$800 - $8,500  
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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$39,229 - $89,878  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.75 - $40.45  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $57.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,928  
   
Commission
$800 - $8,500  
Profit Sharing
$330.00 - $9,250  
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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$39,229 - $89,878  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,327
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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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Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Washington
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New York
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Baltimore
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Atlanta
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Houston
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Phoenix
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Huntsville
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Seattle
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Chicago
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National Average
$62,000
Buffalo
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Dallas
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Network Engineer, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Network Engineer, IT Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 3%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 2%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%
Troubleshooting
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Microsoft Office
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Linux
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National Average
$62,000
Windows 2003 Server
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Network Support
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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