Average Network Engineer with Network Architecture / Design Skills Salary

$77,182
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,943
Bonus
$7,200
Commission
$2,970
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The average salary for a Network Engineer with Network Architecture / Design skills is $77,182.
10%
$53k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$112k
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Salary
$53k - $112k
Bonus
$966 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$510 - $9k
Commission
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$51k - $118k

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Job Description for Network Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Network Engineer are from the companies Cisco Systems Inc, AT&T Inc. and CACI International Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $103,447. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CACI International Inc and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $90,000 and $90,000, respectively. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) pays the lowest at around $77,352. AT&T Inc. and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $82,062 and $84,739, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Network Support, Network Management / Administration, Switching and Routing and Cisco Networking.

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 $58,638 based on 27 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,061 based on 491 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,552 based on 608 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,644 based on 562 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,443.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (10.6% more) and New York, New York (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.7% less), Houston, Texas (3.3% less) and Austin, Texas (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,924 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
25.5%
Mid Career
31.6%
Experienced
29.2%
Late Career
12.3%