Experienced Sr. Network Engineer Salary

Wages for Experienced Senior Network Engineers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($99K) per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Senior Network Engineers approaches anywhere from $74K on the lower end to $146K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $17K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$73,064 - $133,792
$73K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,893
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$35.27 - $82.54
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$83
MEDIAN: $55.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,064 - $133,792  
   
Bonus
$1,564 - $17,314  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,280  
Commission
$12,636  
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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$74,333 - $145,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,094
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$35.27 - $82.54  
   
Overtime
$42.57 - $96.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,564 - $17,314  
   
Commission
$12,636  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,280  
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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$74,333 - $145,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Experienced Senior Network Engineers in search of the best pay head to Cisco Systems Inc, where the median salary rolls in at $125K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $151K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $94K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $102,870

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

With a pay rate for Experienced Senior Network Engineers that is 49 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced Senior Network Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+28 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), Dallas (+13 percent), and Chicago (+13 percent). In Miami, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Austin (4 percent less) and Denver (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 170 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Network Engineer Salaries








Linux
▲1%

National Average
$103,000


▼4%

Virtualization
▼6%

VMware ESX
▼8%

HTML
▼8%

Microsoft Active Directory
▼16%

Microsoft Exchange
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 11%
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