Average Sr. Network Engineer Salary in South Africa

R506,477
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R49,316
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The average salary for a Sr. Network Engineer in South Africa is R506,477.
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R270k
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R506k
90%
R870k
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R270k - R870k
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R15k - R155k
Total Pay
R265k - R980k

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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

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

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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 144 survey responses.
Early Career
9.7%
Mid Career
40.3%
Experienced
41.7%
Late Career
8.3%