Average Experienced Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$91,744
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$1,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills in Chicago, Illinois is $91,744.
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$74k
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$92k
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$129k
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What Are Popular Skills for Network Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Architecture / Design, Microsoft Exchange, Network Management / Administration, 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 $62,365 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,988 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (12.6% less), Dallas, Texas (11.3% less) and Houston, Texas (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Early Career
65.0%
Mid Career
35.0%