Average Network Engineer with Network Architecture / Design Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$70,754
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Network Engineer with Network Architecture / Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $70,754.
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$55k
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$114k
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$55k - $114k
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What Are Popular Skills for Network Engineers?

Skills in Cisco Networking and Switching and Routing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $68,715 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,022 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,566 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,735.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 30.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (22.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
13.9%