Experienced Sr. Network Engineer Salary

Experienced Senior Network Engineers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $99K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Final cash compensation to Experienced Senior Network Engineers varies from around $74K to approximately $145K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $18K and $15K, respectively. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$72,679 - $133,890
$73K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,849
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50%
90%

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$34.11 - $82.65
$34
$56
$83
MEDIAN: $55.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,679 - $133,890  
   
Bonus
$1,550 - $17,791  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,170  
Commission
$16,210  
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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$73,947 - $145,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$34.11 - $82.65  
   
Overtime
$24.20 - $90.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,550 - $17,791  
   
Commission
$16,210  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,170  
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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$73,947 - $145,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Cisco Systems Inc offers the best pay with a median salary of $125K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $94K and maxing out at just $151K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $102,769

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Senior Network Engineers, 51 percent above the national average. Experienced Senior Network Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+27 percent), Minneapolis (+14 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and Washington (+12 percent). With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Miami is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Atlanta and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (3 percent less).

Key Stats for Sr. Network Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 169 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Network Engineer Salaries





Linux
▲2%


Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration
▼0%

Network Support
▼0%

National Average
$103,000

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼1%


▼3%

Virtualization
▼5%

VMware ESX
▼9%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼16%

Microsoft Exchange
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 169 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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