Average Experienced Sr. Network Engineer with Linux Skills Salary

$100,286
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,698
Bonus
$4,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Sr. Network Engineer with Linux skills is $100,286.
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$77k
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MEDIAN $100,286
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Salary
$77k - $146k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $9k
Total Pay
$78k - $151k

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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
Network Engineer
Network Architect
Information Technology (IT) Manager
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 IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration.

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 $90,852 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,095 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,087.
Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in Sunnyvale, California earn an average of 44.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Deerfield, Illinois (20.3% less), Dallas, Texas (14.0% less) and Austin, Texas (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Early Career
9.4%
Mid Career
54.2%
Late Career
36.5%