Average Network Engineer with Network Management / Administration Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Network Engineer with Network Management / Administration skills is $71,983.
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Job Description for Network Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Network Engineer are from the companies Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), AT&T Inc. and Leidos. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Army where the average pay is $90,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation and AT&T Inc., earning around $89,951 and $82,062, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $58,369. Leidos and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,000 and $74,694, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

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

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 $55,567 based on 50 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,378 based on 1,019 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,712 based on 918 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,313 based on 837 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,596.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 20.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (15.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.5% less).

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