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

$94,337
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,751
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Sr. Network Engineer with Network Management / Administration skills is $94,337.
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$67k
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$94k
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$127k
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MEDIAN $94,337
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United States (change)
Salary
$67k - $127k
Bonus
$993 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $14k
Total Pay
$68k - $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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Sr. Network Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Sr. Network Engineer
Network Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Sr. Network Engineer

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

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 $86,692 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,015 based on 538 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,402.
Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 38.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (33.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (22.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 834 survey responses.
Early Career
12.1%
Experienced
64.5%
Late Career
23.4%