The average salary for a Network Engineer with Network Support skills is $70,300.
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Job Description for Network Engineer
The work of network engineers revolves around their employers' computer network designs and implementations, and they are salaried instead of paid on an hourly basis. They generally work in offices to troubleshoot problems related to their company’s enterprise-wide network, and they must ensure that their systems' security and firewall software is up-to-date. Network engineers must be knowledgeable of a variety of networking technologies, such as routing, cryptographic tunneling, firewalls, and…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Network Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Network Engineer are from the companies Cisco Systems Inc, AT&T Inc. and Comcast Cable, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Verizon Wireless where the average pay is $88,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include AT&T Inc. and Verizon Business Inc., earning around $80,395 and $75,392, respectively. Charter Communications, Inc. pays the lowest at around $64,165. Cisco Systems Inc and Comcast Cable, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,550 and $68,986, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Network Engineer
Switching and Routing
Skills in Cisco Networking, Switching and Routing, Network Management / Administration, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and Network Architecture / Design are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $55,817 based on 66 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,379 based on 984 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,931 based on 762 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,623 based on 627 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,987.
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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 New York, New York (9.5% more) and Austin, Texas (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.1% less).
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