Average Mid-Career Network Engineer with Cisco Networking Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$77,537
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$2,596
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Engineer with Cisco Networking skills in Chicago, Illinois is $77,537.
10%
$54k
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$78k
90%
$112k
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$54k - $112k
Bonus
$1k - $8k
Total Pay
$61k - $114k

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Popular Skills for Network Engineer

Skills in Switching and Routing and Network Architecture / Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Support, Network Management / Administration and Switches & Firewall Installation and 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 $61,232 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,737 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,000.
Employees with Network Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.0% more) and San Diego, California (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.8% less), Dallas, Texas (1.0% less) and Austin, Texas (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Early Career
64.4%
Experienced
27.1%
Late Career
8.5%