Network Engineer with Network Architecture / Design Skills Salary

Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills take home approximately $75K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills runs from $50K to $112K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $14K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by the company and experience level. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$50,502 - $107,421
$51K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,002
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$16.21 - $51.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,502 - $107,421  
   
Bonus
$485.92 - $13,998  
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $10,304  
Commission
$11,100  
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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$49,658 - $112,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,034
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.21 - $51.27  
   
Overtime
$22.10 - $59.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$485.92 - $13,998  
   
Commission
$11,100  
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $10,304  
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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$49,658 - $112,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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AT&T Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $100K.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $64K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $77K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $84K in this role. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $92K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,138

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 36 percent. Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+26 percent), Seattle (+25 percent), Raleigh (+22 percent), and Dallas (+18 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Network Engineer's salary, with Milwaukee Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills earning salaries that are 24 percent less than the national average. Workers in Chicago and Miami earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Network Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Network Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
$75,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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