Average Experienced Sr. Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary

$101,354
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,033
Bonus
$3,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Sr. Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills is $101,354.
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$74k
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$101k
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$134k
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MEDIAN $101,354
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Salary
$74k - $134k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$511 - $20k
Total Pay
$74k - $144k

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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%)

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Popular Skills for Sr. Network Engineer

Skills in Cisco Networking, Network Architecture / Design and Switching and Routing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure and 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 $86,912 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,485 based on 276 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,619.
Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (14.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 545 survey responses.
Early Career
16.9%
Mid Career
50.6%
Late Career
32.5%