Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Network Specialists with Cisco Networking skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $51K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $57K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $65K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $85K on average.