The average salary for a Network Engineer at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is $77,510.
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What Do Network Engineers Do?
The work of network engineers revolves around their employers' computer network designs and implementations, and they are salaried instead of paid on an hourly basis. They generally work in offices to troubleshoot problems related to their company’s enterprise-wide network, and they must ensure that their systems' security and firewall software is up-to-date.
Network engineers must be knowledgeable of a variety of networking technologies, such as routing, cryptographic tunneling, firewalls, and…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Network Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Network Engineer are from the companies Cisco Systems Inc, Charter Communications, Inc. and AT&T Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton where the average pay is $83,242. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include AT&T Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc., earning around $81,806 and $76,818, respectively. Leidos pays the lowest at around $69,776. CenturyLink and Comcast Cable, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,790 and $71,143, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Network Engineers?
Skills in Network Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Switching and Routing, Network Management / Administration and Cisco Networking.
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 $59,872 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,509 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,369 based on 12 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Huntsville, Alabama earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tampa, Florida (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Madison, Alabama (16.1% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 29 survey responses.