Network Support Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Network Support Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $60K annually nationwide. Geography is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and the particular employer are driving factors as well. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction.

$41,328 - $85,710
$41K
$60K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,398
10%
50%
90%

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$13.18 - $40.85
$13
$22
$41
MEDIAN: $22.04
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50%
90%

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$0$91K
Salary $41,328 - $85,710
Bonus $1,021 - $9,658
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$39,203 - $91,605
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 123
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $13.18 - $40.85
Overtime $19.30 - $60.99
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $1,021 - $9,658
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$39,203 - $91,605
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Network Support Engineer

A network support engineer is a position in the information technology (IT) field concerned mostly with the development and ongoing upkeep of various Internet, intranet, and online storage capabilities for a company. They normally work for larger companies that rely on online connectivity to do business. The engineer may be concerned with two aspects of network functionality. For companies that rely on online retail sales from outside customers, the quality of servers provide access to the Internet at large is important. The engineer must work to ensure there are redundant systems that keep the site online at all times.

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Network Support Engineer Tasks

  • Identify, replicate, and troubleshoot to resolve customer network problems.
  • Document all customer interaction, including configuration and network requirements.
  • Provide high quality customer service, including training and offering preventative solutions.
  • Assess technical needs and metrics to provide strategic assessments and reports.

Common Career Paths for Network Support Engineer


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Network Support Engineers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Senior Network Engineer. The latter position pays an average of $90K annually.

Network Support Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Network Support Engineer


F5 Networks, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town — $76K on average.

The lowest salaries can be found at Southern Graphic Systems Inc — median pay is $55K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $53K and only reaching $57K.

Popular Skills for Network Support Engineer


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Network Management / Administration, Network Support, Troubleshooting, and Switching and Routing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking and Cisco Networking. Most people familiar with Network Support also know Cisco Networking and Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Support Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Network Support Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Support Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Support Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Network Support Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 29 salaries. A Network Support Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,745

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Network Support Engineers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 34 percent greater than the national average. Network Support Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+28 percent), New York (+26 percent), Spokane (+26 percent), and Atlanta (+12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Louisville.

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Key Stats for Network Support Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Network Support Engineer Salaries

▲27%

Late-Career
▲27%

▲5%

National Average
$60,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Network Support Engineer Salaries





National Average
$60,000


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 8%
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