Average Network Engineer with Cisco Networking Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$71,990
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$2,881
Bonus
$1,017
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The average salary for a Network Engineer with Cisco Networking skills in Chicago, Illinois is $71,990.
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$42k
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$72k
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$107k
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$42k - $107k
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$4 - $10k
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$42k - $107k
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What Are Popular Skills for Network Engineers?

Skills in Switching and Routing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Architecture / Design, Network Support, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and Network Management / Administration.

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 $61,355 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,537 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,974 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,000.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.4% more) and New York, New York (12.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
33.7%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
5.8%