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