Average Network Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

$83,789
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$2,975
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The average salary for a Network Engineer in San Diego, California is $83,789.
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$113k
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Salary
$60k - $113k
Bonus
$491 - $10k
Total Pay
$54k - $115k

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking, Switching and Routing and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration 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 early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,557 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,567 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,163 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,643.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 3.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (16.1% less), Houston, Texas (11.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 160 survey responses.
Early Career
21.9%
Mid Career
41.3%
Experienced
28.7%
Late Career
8.1%