Boston Network Engineers can expect to earn an average of $81K annually. For the most part, Network Engineers in Boston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $80,573
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
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$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $67K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $83K. For Network Engineers in Boston, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $94K. Network Engineers in Boston, Mass. who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $88K.

Key Stats for Network Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
037
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Network Engineer Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$87,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 7%


Network Architecture / Design
up arrow 3%

VoIP
up arrow 2%

National Average
$87,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 8%

Switching and Routing
up arrow 12%

Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
up arrow 12%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 14%

Network Support
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 21%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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