The average salary for a Sr. Network Engineer in Houston, Texas is $101,963.
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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
Switching and Routing
Network Architecture / Design
Skills in 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 Network Management / Administration and Cisco Networking.
Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Network Engineer
A mid-career Sr. Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $97,962 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,572 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,509.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (4.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (1.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.1% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.9% less).
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