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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 per year. Final cash compensation to Network Support Engineers varies from around $38K to approximately $94K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $23K, respectively. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Network Support Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage.

$38,126 - $89,188
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$89K
MEDIAN: $56,316
10%
50%
90%

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$15.72 - $39.07
(Median)
$16
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,126 - $89,188  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,094  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $22,669  
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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$37,722 - $94,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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.
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.72 - $39.07  
   
Overtime
$20.98 - $62.17  
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 - $10,094  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $22,669  
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).
)
$37,722 - $94,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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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

  • 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


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Network Support Engineers may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Network Engineer, where median compensation is $88K annually.

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Popular Skills for Network Support Engineer


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Switching and Routing, Network Support, Troubleshooting, and Network Management / Administration 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. Most people familiar with Network Support also know Cisco Networking and Network Management / Administration.

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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%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 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
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%
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