Average Mid-Career Sr. Network Engineer with Switching and Routing Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Sr. Network Engineer with Switching and Routing skills is $98,595.
MEDIAN $98,595
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$76k - $139k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Sr. Network Engineer

Skills in Network Architecture / Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Network Management / Administration and Cisco Networking.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Network Engineer

An early career Sr. Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $87,856 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 708 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,437.
Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (28.5% more) and New York, New York (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.4% less).

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