Network Engineer, IT Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Network Engineer, IT is $62,494 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration is associated with high pay for this job.
Network Engineer, IT Salary (?
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$40,965 - $87,217
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MEDIAN: $62,493
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Network Engineer, IT Salary (?
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$13.53 - $40.75
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,965 - $87,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,781  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $8,319  
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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$39,280 - $89,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,029
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $40.75  
   
Overtime
$11.92 - $57.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $8,319  
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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$39,280 - $89,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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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

New York
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Washington
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Houston
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Phoenix
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Atlanta
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National Average
$62,000
Chicago
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Buffalo
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Dallas
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San Antonio
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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.

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Experience Affects Network Engineer, IT Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Network Engineer, IT Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 3%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 3%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Linux
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Troubleshooting
0%
National Average
$62,000
Network Support
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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