Average Late-Career Sr. Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration Skills Salary

$104,619
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,512
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Sr. Network Engineer with Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration skills is $104,619.
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$77k
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MEDIAN $104,619
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Salary
$77k - $140k
Bonus
$979 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$600 - $6k
Total Pay
$78k - $149k

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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
Network Architect
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, Switching and Routing 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 $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. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,354 based on 459 salaries.
Employees with Sr. Network Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (16.9% more) and San Diego, California (15.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 827 survey responses.
Early Career
11.1%
Mid Career
33.4%
Experienced
55.5%