The average salary for a Mid-Career Network Engineer in San Jose, California is $94,659.
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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
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Popular Skills for Network Engineer
Switching and Routing
Network Architecture / Design
Skills in 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 Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and Cisco Networking.
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 $71,668 based on 5 salaries. An early career Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,222 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,779 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $138,079.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (19.9% less), Houston, Texas (18.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (18.7% less).
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