Network Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Median pay for Network Engineers in Boston, Mass. lies in the neighborhood of $82K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$50,684 - $123,291
$51K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,256
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$50,684 - $123,291  
   
Bonus
$500 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$52,146 - $135,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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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...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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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 $86K. For Boston Network Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $95K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of 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.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Network Engineer Salaries

▲8%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$87,000

▼2%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries

Linux
▲6%


Network Architecture / Design
▲2%

VoIP
▲1%

National Average
$87,000

Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
▼8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼8%




Microsoft Active Directory
▼21%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼43%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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