Average Mid-Career Network Engineer with Network Support Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$76,471
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$2,749
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Engineer with Network Support skills in Chicago, Illinois is $76,471.
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$41k
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$76k
90%
$124k
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$41k - $124k
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$1k - $3k
Total Pay
$52k - $125k

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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 Management / Administration and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Engineer

An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,885 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,473 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,190.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.0% more) and San Diego, California (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Omaha, Nebraska (8.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (2.1% less) and Columbus, Ohio (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
62.9%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
17.1%