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Network Engineer Salary

A Network Engineer earns an average salary of $67,137 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,625 - $96,549
(Median)
$45K
$67K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,137
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$16.79 - $45.43
(Median)
$17
$27
$45
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,625 - $96,549  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,128  
Profit Sharing
$485.38 - $7,783  
Commission
$0.00 - $36,000  
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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$43,598 - $99,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 6,885
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.79 - $45.43  
   
Overtime
$22.44 - $58.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,128  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $36,000  
Profit Sharing
$485.38 - $7,783  
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).
)
$43,598 - $99,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,035

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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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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
$68,000


Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries


Switching and Routing
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Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
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Cisco Networking
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VoIP
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National Average
$68,000

Network Support
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Linux
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Network Management / Administration
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VMware ESX
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1459 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%