Entry-Level Network Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Network Engineer is $60,688 per year.

$40,951 - $87,778
$41K
$62K
$88K
MEDIAN: $61,823
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$14.91 - $39.52
$15
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$40
MEDIAN: $24.62
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$0$89K
Salary $40,951 - $87,778
Bonus $247.17 - $9,936
Profit Sharing $0.41 - $9,910
Commission $0.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,849 - $89,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,420
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $14.91 - $39.52
Overtime $22.12 - $51.31
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $247.17 - $9,936
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $0.41 - $9,910
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,849 - $89,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 528

Network Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Network Engineer

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,331

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Network Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Network Engineer in San Francisco:
"Prepare for constant change."
Never stop learning. The job will always change.

Network Engineer in Schaumburg:
"US Cellular is Great."
US Cellular is a fantastic employer, I am very pleased with how the company treats its employees.

Network Engineer in Dallas:
Always be willing to learn emerging technologies. IT is fast paced and if you're not staying ahead, you're falling behind.

Network Engineer in Gaithersburg:
"Have multiple streams of income."
Be open to other non-traditional opportunities outside of the IT Industry.

Network Engineer in Minneapolis:
"Don't give up - Never surrender."
The best way to learn is by breaking stuff. If everything always works the first time around then you are just doing things by the book and it makes it harder to go into a messed up situation and resolve problems.

Network Engineer in Indianapolis:
"Learn to troubleshoot."
Learn the basics inside and out and really understand from the bottom up HOW and WHY systems and protocols work the way they do. Once you know that learning new technologies is much easier and troubleshooting becomes more intuitive.

Network Engineer in Hampton:
"More certs."
Networking is essential. I wish I started earlier.

Key Stats for Network Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 414 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
23%

Skills That Affect Network Engineer Salaries


▲2%



National Average
$61,000




▼4%

VMware ESX
▼5%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼7%

Microsoft Word
▼9%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 414 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 15%