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

$75,623
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$2,980
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for a Network Engineer with Switching and Routing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $75,623.
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$48k
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$76k
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$103k
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$48k - $103k
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$970 - $7k
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$47k - $104k
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What Are Popular Skills for Network Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Architecture / Design, Network Support, Network Management / Administration, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration 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 $58,958 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,828 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,887 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 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.7% more) and New York, New York (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.3% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 72 survey responses.
Early Career
44.4%
Mid Career
27.8%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
11.1%