Network Support Engineer Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Network Support Engineers earn an average of $57K annually. Total cash compensation to Network Support Engineers approaches anywhere from $38K on the lower end to $95K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $23K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Network Support Engineers is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,453 - $89,658
(Median)
$38K
$57K
$90K
MEDIAN: $56,710
10%
50%
90%

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$16.41 - $39.48
(Median)
$16
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $24.00
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
$38,453 - $89,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,181  
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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$38,148 - $95,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$16.41 - $39.48  
   
Overtime
$21.58 - $60.14  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,181  
   
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).
)
$38,148 - $95,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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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As Network Support Engineers transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Network Engineer, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Network Engineers earn $89K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Network Support Engineer


Survey results show that Network Support Engineers use a fair number of skills. 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 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. It is often found that people who know Network Support are also skilled in Cisco Networking and Network Management / Administration.

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Experience Affects Network Support Engineer Salaries



National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Network Support Engineer Salaries



Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$57,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 13%
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