Average Sr. Network Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$117,235
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,279
Bonus
$11,250
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The average salary for a Sr. Network Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $117,235.
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$89k
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$117k
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$151k
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MEDIAN $117,235
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United States (change)
Salary
$89k - $151k
Bonus
$3k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $22k
Total Pay
$93k - $160k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Network Engineer

Career Paths

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Sr. Network Engineer
Network Engineer
Network Architect
Information Technology (IT) Manager
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 Network Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Switches & Firewall Installation and 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 $101,528 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,891 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $127,500.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (14.2% less), Denver, Colorado (14.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (14.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 79 survey responses.
Early Career
7.6%
Mid Career
26.6%
Experienced
48.1%
Late Career
17.7%