Average Mid-Career Network Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$75,666
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,749
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $75,666.
10%
$59k
MEDIAN
$76k
90%
$108k
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Salary
$59k - $108k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$61k - $116k

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking, Switching and Routing and Network Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

An entry-level Network Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,000 based on 8 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,946 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,534 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,554.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.6% more) and San Diego, California (9.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 154 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
56.5%
Experienced
26.6%
Late Career
11.7%