Average Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary

$72,340
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,406
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
$2,956
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The average salary for a Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills is $72,340.
10%
$50k
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$72k
90%
$102k
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$50k - $102k
Bonus
$517 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$695 - $9k
Commission
$4k - $15k
Total Pay
$49k - $106k

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Job Description for Network Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Network Engineer are from the companies Cerium Networks, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is $100,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation and AT&T Inc., earning around $84,000 and $80,000, respectively. Medical College of Wisconsin pays the lowest at around $57,000. Leidos and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $62,500 and $65,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking, Switching and Routing and Network Architecture / Design 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 $53,971 based on 30 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,535 based on 783 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,944 based on 723 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,950 based on 604 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,194.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.1% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,356 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
33.2%
Mid Career
30.7%
Experienced
25.6%
Late Career
9.2%