Average Mid-Career Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$74,407
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$1,250
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills in Chicago, Illinois is $74,407.
10%
$44k
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$74k
90%
$103k
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$44k - $103k
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$983 - $3k
Total Pay
$45k - $105k

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking, Switching and Routing, Network Support and Network Architecture / Design 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 early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,102 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (8.8% more) and Houston, Texas (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
79.4%
Experienced
20.6%