Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Network Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$75,666 / yrTotal Pay
$70,952 / yrBase Pay
$4,714 / yrAdditional Pay

$75,666

 / yr
$52K$110K
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The estimated total pay for a Network Engineer is $75,666 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $70,952 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,714 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Network Engineer I

$75,666 /yr
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$91,302 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Network Engineer I in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Network Engineer I in United States. Employers include Rackspace Technology, Amazon and Ericsson-Worldwide.

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Rackspace Technology
$128,053/yr
5
GCI
$93,922/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Network Engineer I in United States

The top 2 paying industries for a Network Engineer I in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $126,367 and Telecommunications with a median total pay of $92,741.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$126,367

    24% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$92,741

    3% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Network Engineer I are Rackspace Technology, Amazon, and Sungard Availability Services.

Rackspace TechnologyRackspace Technology$128,053/yr
AmazonAmazon$126,367/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$6,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$121,000

/yr

$110K | $11K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$98,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$150,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$75,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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NOC Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$82,500

/yr

$67K | $16K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$98,500

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4-6 years
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Network Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Network Engineer is $70,952 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Network Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 18694 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Network Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Network Engineer in United States is $101,777 per year.

The lowest salary for a Network Engineer in United States is $49,463 per year.

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