Average Early-Career Sr. Network Engineer with Network Management / Administration Skills Salary

$86,997
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$6,400
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The average salary for an Early-Career Sr. Network Engineer with Network Management / Administration skills is $86,997.
10%
$58k
10%
$87k
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$122k
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MEDIAN $86,997
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United States (change)
Salary
$58k - $122k
Bonus
$0 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$56k - $125k

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Job Description for Sr. Network Engineer

Sr. Network Engineer Tasks
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot network architecture.
  • Monitor and diagnose performance issues with network architecture.
  • Design and implement business solutions using network equipment.
  • Design, write and update system documentation and network diagrams.

Career Paths

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Sr. Network Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Sr. Network Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking, 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 and Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Network Engineer

A mid-career Sr. Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $94,626 based on 233 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,153 based on 531 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,230.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 988 survey responses.
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
53.7%
Late Career
22.7%