Average Sr. Network Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$106,272
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Sr. Network Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $106,272.
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$82k
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$106k
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$148k
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MEDIAN $106,272
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United States (change)
Salary
$82k - $148k
Bonus
$3k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$87k - $154k

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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 Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Sr. Network Engineer Job Listings

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 $102,870 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,529 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,643 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,332.
Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (5.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (5.1% less) and Denver, Colorado (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 112 survey responses.
Early Career
11.6%
Mid Career
27.7%
Experienced
48.2%
Late Career
12.5%