The average pay for a Network Engineer, IT is $63,639 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Network Architecture / Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,408 - $96,016
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$39K
$64K
$96K
MEDIAN: $63,638
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$13.81 - $44.12
(Median)
$14
$24
$44
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,408 - $96,016  
   
Bonus
$96.58 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$37,528 - $97,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $44.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$23.84 - $52.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$96.58 - $10,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$37,528 - $97,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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.

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Experience Affects Network Engineer, IT Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Network Engineer, IT Salaries




Wireless Data Communications
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Network Management / Administration
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Troubleshooting
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
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IT Security & Infrastructure
0%

National Average
$63,000

Network Support
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VoIP
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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