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Average Sr. Network Engineer with Cisco Networking Skills Salary

$102,626
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,765
Bonus
$15,000
Commission
$4,943
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The average salary for a Sr. Network Engineer with Cisco Networking skills is $102,626.
10%
$77k
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$103k
90%
$136k
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$77k - $136k
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$2k - $19k
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$1k - $19k
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What Do Sr. Network Engineers Do?

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.
The top respondents for the job title Sr. Network Engineer are from the companies Cisco Systems Inc, AT&T Inc. and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $126,458. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation and AT&T Inc., earning around $117,164 and $105,109, respectively. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $89,363. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and Charter Communications, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $95,886 and $99,818, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Sr. Network Engineers?

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 Switching and Routing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Network Engineers?

An early career Sr. Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,532 based on 91 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,975 based on 430 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,839 based on 893 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,398.
Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (10.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (2.6% less), Dallas, Texas (2.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,823 survey responses.
Early Career
5.0%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
49.0%
Late Career
22.4%