Network Engineer with Network Architecture / Design Skills Salary

Earnings for Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills come in at around $75K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills varies from around $49K to approximately $115K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K and $9K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by the company and years of experience. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,261 - $110,007
$50K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,994
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50%
90%

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$16.44 - $51.00
$16
$29
$51
MEDIAN: $29.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,261 - $110,007  
   
Bonus
$398.22 - $14,869  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $9,060  
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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$49,196 - $115,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,026
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.44 - $51.00  
   
Overtime
$22.23 - $61.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$398.22 - $14,869  
   
Commission
$11,100  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $9,060  
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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$49,196 - $115,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Cisco Systems Inc offers the most; Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills earn $100K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Network Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 425 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 467 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 416 salaries. A Network Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 122 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,108

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

For Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+33 percent), Seattle (+27 percent), New York (+24 percent), and Raleigh (+22 percent). Compared to the national average, Milwaukee Network Engineers with Network Architecture / Design skills have considerably lower salaries, 24 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Houston (12 percent less) and Miami (8 percent less).

Key Stats for Network Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Network Engineer Salaries

▲23%

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$75,000

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 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
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 12%
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