The average salary for a Sr. Network Engineer in South Africa is R506,477.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Network Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Sr. Network Engineer are from the companies Dimension Data, Internet Solutions and EOH. Reported salaries are highest at Dimension Data where the average pay is R508,682. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Business Connexion, earning around R439,336. AIDC pays the lowest at around R353,749. EOH also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R369,000.
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Popular Skills for Sr. Network Engineer
Network Architecture / Design
Switching and Routing
Skills in Cisco Networking, 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 Switching and Routing 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 R299,497 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R494,767 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Sr. Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R664,899 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R504,657.
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