Average Network Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$86,915
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,931
Bonus
$3,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Network Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $86,915.
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$60k
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$118k
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MEDIAN $86,915
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Salary
$60k - $118k
Bonus
$102 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$55k - $127k

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Job Description for Network Engineer

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Career Paths

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Network Engineer
Sr. Network Engineer
Network Architect
Information Technology (IT) Manager
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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

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

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 $66,129 based on 17 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,287 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,403 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,978 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (19.1% less), Houston, Texas (15.1% less) and Austin, Texas (15.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 216 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Early Career
26.9%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
28.7%
Late Career
11.6%