A Network Engineer earns an average salary of $64,752 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Network Engineer Total Pay (?
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$42,764 - $92,327
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MEDIAN: $64,752
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Network Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.61 - $43.08
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,764 - $92,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,952  
Profit Sharing
$298.49 - $8,143  
Commission
$0.00 - $28,500  
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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$41,847 - $96,053  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,336
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.61 - $43.08  
   
Overtime
$22.30 - $57.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,952  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $28,500  
Profit Sharing
$298.49 - $8,143  
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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$41,847 - $96,053  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,336
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Job Description for Network Engineer
Network engineers provide expertise in an important aspect of any business that uses a network of computers to communicate. This can be found in any office setting or companies with multiple terminals such as a nuclear power plant or waste water treatment facility. Their skills are very similar to that of an information technology specialist.
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Network Engineer 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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Network Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Network Engineer?
Network Engineer in Las Vegas:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Not tied to a strict schedule. Access to a wide variety of technologies. Ability to learn and access to hardware and software for labs and training.
Cons: Low pay, below market average wages.
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Experience Affects Network Engineer Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries

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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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