Entry-Level Network Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Network Engineer is $60,688 per year.

$40,527 - $86,086
$41K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,838
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$14.73 - $40.29
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MEDIAN: $24.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,527 - $86,086  
   
Bonus
$148.99 - $9,943  
Profit Sharing
$2.30 - $9,584  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$39,398 - $88,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,501
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $40.29  
   
Overtime
$21.49 - $51.50  
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
$148.99 - $9,943  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$2.30 - $9,584  
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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$39,398 - $88,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 535

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National Average: $60,503

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Network Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Network Engineer in Schaumburg:
"US Cellular is Great."
US Cellular is a fantastic employer, I am very pleased with how the company treats its employees.

Network Engineer in Dallas:
Always be willing to learn emerging technologies. IT is fast paced and if you're not staying ahead, you're falling behind.

Network Engineer in Gaithersburg:
"Have multiple streams of income."
Be open to other non-traditional opportunities outside of the IT Industry.

Network Engineer in Minneapolis:
"Don't give up - Never surrender."
The best way to learn is by breaking stuff. If everything always works the first time around then you are just doing things by the book and it makes it harder to go into a messed up situation and resolve problems.

Network Engineer in Indianapolis:
"Learn to troubleshoot."
Learn the basics inside and out and really understand from the bottom up HOW and WHY systems and protocols work the way they do. Once you know that learning new technologies is much easier and troubleshooting becomes more intuitive.

Key Stats for Network Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 373 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries


▲3%



National Average
$61,000



▼2%


VMware ESX
▼3%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼7%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 373 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%
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