Average Mid-Career Sr. Network Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Sr. Network Engineer is $95,656.
MEDIAN $95,656
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$70k - $127k
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$1k - $14k
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$70k - $136k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Network Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Sr. Network Engineer are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Cisco Systems Inc and AT&T Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $126,181. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc, earning around $110,011. Arnold Magnetic Technologies pays the lowest at around $77,497. AT&T Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $99,000.

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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 Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Network Engineer

An entry-level Sr. Network Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,543 based on 22 salaries. An early career Sr. Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,936 based on 391 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,198 based on 1,981 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,834.
Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.1% more) and New York, New York (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.1% less).

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