The average salary for an Entry-Level Network Engineer in Australia is AU$59,144.
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What Do Network Engineers Do?
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.
Network engineers must be knowledgeable of a variety of networking technologies, such as routing, cryptographic tunneling, firewalls, and…Read more
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Information Technology (IT) Manager
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What Are Popular Skills for Network Engineers?
Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration, Network Support, Switching and Routing and Cisco Networking.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineers?
An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$68,234 based on 221 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,002 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$90,615 based on 163 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$110,015.
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