The average salary for a Network Engineer at CenturyLink is $70,554.
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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, AT&T Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at AT&T Inc. where the average pay is $83,351. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), earning around $83,242 and $76,371, respectively. Leidos pays the lowest at around $69,776. Comcast Cable, Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,140 and $74,604, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Network Engineers?
Skills in Cisco Networking, Network Management / Administration, Network Support and Network Architecture / Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Switching and Routing.
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 $59,500 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,446 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,987 based on 7 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Years of Experience
This data is based on 28 survey responses.