The average salary for a Sr. Network Engineer in Sacramento, California is $130,103.
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Job Description for Sr. Network Engineer
Senior network engineers design and create computer networks within an organization and ensure that they are working properly. In some cases, they also maintain networks for third-party clients. The network should be balanced so that it works well and data flows easily; when networks are not functioning properly, the network engineer must use problem-solving skills to find a solution. It is also important to back up the systems so they can be easily restored. Some senior network engineers are r…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Sr. Network Engineer
Network Architecture / Design
Switching and Routing
IT Security & Infrastructure
Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Management / Administration, Switching and Routing, Network Architecture / Design and Cisco Networking.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (22.7% less), Denver, Colorado (22.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (22.5% less).
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