Average Mid-Career Network Engineer with Switching and Routing Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Engineer with Switching and Routing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $80,223.
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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,841 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,500 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.1% more) and Houston, Texas (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (11.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (11.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (6.0% less).

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