The average salary for an Entry-Level Network Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $59,167 per year. A skill in Microsoft Active Directory is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,193 - $81,807
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$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,167
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$10.30 - $48.48
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,193 - $81,807  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$25.00  
Total Pay (?
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$40,436 - $84,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$33.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$309.13 - $9,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00  
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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$40,436 - $84,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Network Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
069
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 15%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Network Support
up arrow 4%

Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
up arrow 4%

Switching and Routing
up arrow 4%

Network Architecture / Design
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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