Average Late-Career Network Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Late-Career Network Engineer is $89,342.
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Job Description for Network Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Network Engineer are from the companies AT&T Inc., The City of New Britain and Verizon Communications, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $114,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc., earning around $108,992 and $98,000, respectively. Frasier Meadows Manor pays the lowest at around $55,000. The City of New Britain and Verizon Communications, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $73,055 and $96,500, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

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

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 $57,291 based on 388 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,621 based on 3,414 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,238 based on 2,820 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,117 based on 2,448 salaries.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (13.2% less) and Houston, Texas (11.3% less).

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