$67,512
Avg. Salary
$26.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,892

Bonus

$1,965

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Network Engineer, IT is $26.16 per hour.

The average pay for a Network Engineer, IT is $67,512 per year.

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$14.77
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$26.16
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$45.02
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MEDIAN $26.16
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$45k
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$102k
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MEDIAN $67,512
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$0$103K
Salary $45,431 - $101,820
Bonus $98.99 - $10,265
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,123
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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$40,548 - $103,124
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 355
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $14.77 - $45.02
Hourly Tips $0.75
Overtime $19.01 - $52.58
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $98.99 - $10,265
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,123
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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$40,548 - $103,124
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

Job Description for Network Engineer, IT

Information technology (IT) network engineers are responsible for creating effective system networking solutions for their organization. They are in charge of designing more efficient computer network alternatives, as well as installing software applications that make faster connections between organizational servers and client machines. IT network engineers also solve interoperability problems and strive to increase end-user satisfaction. They upgrade networking equipment, as well as plan and use computer engineering solutions to decrease security risks.

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Common Career Paths for Network Engineer, IT


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There are some IT Network Engineers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Information Technology Architects, where earnings are an average $110K annually. IT Network Engineers typically move into roles as Senior Network Engineers or Information Technology Managers, and those positions pay $25K more and $13K more, respectively.

Network Engineer, IT Job Listings

Popular Skills for Network Engineer, IT


IT Network Engineers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Network Architecture / Design, Wireless Data Communications, Switching and Routing, and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Windows 2003 Server, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft Active Directory. Those familiar with Cisco Networking also tend to know Network Support and Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer, IT

Pay by Experience for a Network Engineer, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Engineer, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Engineer, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 74 salaries. A Network Engineer, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-19%

National Average: $66,582

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

Surpassing the national average by 30 percent, IT Network Engineers in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. IT Network Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+29 percent), Boston (+27 percent), Atlanta (+22 percent), and Chicago (+18 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 17 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 17 percent less in Houston and 11 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Network Engineer, IT Reviews

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

Network Engineer, IT in Sikeston:
"Ever changing, undervalued."
Pros: My direct co workers relationships within my department.
Cons: Lack of understanding or unrealistic expectations from actual financial side or aspect of the Organization. Also the outlook as IT as an expense and not an investment by key members.

Network Engineer, IT in Apple Valley:
Pros: Different everyday, Problem Solving.
Cons: Bad end user's.

Network Engineer, IT in Washington:
"Network Engineer Pay Scale."
Pros: Flexible hours, training and education reimbursement, health benefits.
Cons: On call rotation.

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Key Stats for Network Engineer, IT

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Network Engineer, IT Salaries

▲19%

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$67,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Network Engineer, IT Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 14%