What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »
Browse Categories

Network Support Engineer Salary

Men make up the majority of Network Support Engineers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $56K annually. Final cash compensation to Network Support Engineers varies from around $37K to approximately $91K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $22K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Network Support Engineers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction.
$37,087 - $88,091
(Median)
37K
46K
56K
72K
88K
MEDIAN: $55,978
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.38 - $38.59
(Median)
15
20
24
31
39
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,087 - $88,091  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,168  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $22,000  
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).
)
$37,131 - $91,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.38 - $38.59  
   
Overtime
$20.07 - $58.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,168  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $22,000  
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).
)
$37,131 - $91,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
United States (change)

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.

Read More...

Network Support Engineer Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Network Support Engineer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Compensation may increase greatly for Network Support Engineers who advance to upper-end positions like Senior Network Engineer. Median pay for Senior Network Engineers is $88K per year.

Network Support Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Network Support Engineer


Network Support Engineers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Switching and Routing, Network Management / Administration, Network Support, and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. For most people, competency in Network Support indicates knowledge of Cisco Networking and Network Management / Administration.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Network Support Engineer Salaries



National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Network Support Engineer Salaries


Network Support
up arrow 4%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%

Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$56,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%