AU$77,789
Avg. Salary
AU$35.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$5,046

Bonus

AU$1,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Network Engineer is AU$35.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Network Engineer is AU$77,789 per year.

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AU$20.85
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AU$35.49
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AU$77.08
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MEDIAN AU$35.49
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AU$51k
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AU$78k
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AU$111k
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MEDIAN AU$77,789
AU$51,036 - AU$111,029
AU$51K
AU$78K
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MEDIAN: AU$77,789
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90%
AU$20.85 - AU$77.08
AU$21
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MEDIAN: AU$35.49
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90%
AU$0AU$116K
Salary AU$51,036 - AU$111,029
Bonus AU$1,006 - AU$11,761
Profit Sharing AU$1.33 - AU$15,319
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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AU$52,107 - AU$116,380
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 580
Hourly Data AU$0AU$100
Hourly Rate AU$20.85 - AU$77.08
Overtime AU$29.80 - AU$100
Annual Data AU$0AU$116K
Bonus AU$1,006 - AU$11,761
Profit Sharing AU$1.33 - AU$15,319
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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AU$52,107 - AU$116,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 73

Job Description for Network Engineer

The work of network engineers revolves around their employers' computer network designs and implementations, and they are salaried instead of paid on an hourly basis. They generally work in offices to troubleshoot problems related to their company’s enterprise-wide network, and they must ensure that their systems' security and firewall software is up-to-date.

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Network Engineer Tasks
  • Plan, design, and troubleshoot local and wide area network infrastructure, including routers, firewalls, switches, gateways, DNS servers, DHCP servers, clustering solutions, and related hardware, software, and services.
  • Test and document system behavior, performance, and security.
  • Providing tier 4 support and network disaster recovery expertise.

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Network Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 362 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$86,000 based on 174 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$98,000 based on 89 salaries. A Network Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$113,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

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-8%

-8%

National Average: AU$78,690

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Network Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Network Engineer?

Network Engineer in Brisbane:
"A typical fast paced MSP."
Pros: the variety of work and larger clients.
Cons: Internal handling and management of ongoing problems and support of systems.

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Key Stats for Network Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Network Engineer Salaries

▲43%

▲25%

▲10%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 83%