Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Network Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$91,041 / yrTotal Pay
$83,927 / yrBase Pay
$7,114 / yrAdditional Pay

$91,041

 / yr
$57K$145K
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The estimated total pay for a Network Engineer is $91,041 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $83,927 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 $7,114 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

$91,041 /yr
Network Engineer
$138,341 /yr
Senior Network Engineer
$130,105 /yr
Network Engineer IV
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Related Job Titles

For Network Engineer

Some related job titles are Junior Network Engineer Salaries with median pay of $78,319, Network Analyst Salaries with median pay of $81,329, Network Consulting Engineer Salaries with median pay of $140,135, Network Support Engineer Salaries with median pay of $81,917.

Top Paying Companies

For a Network Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Network Engineer in United States. Employers include Cloudflare, Meta and Google.

1
Cloudflare
$204,537/yr
2
Meta
$204,379/yr
4
Twitter
$197,362/yr
6
Adobe
$196,367/yr
7
Meraki
$186,525/yr
8
Yahoo
$186,300/yr
9
$185,619/yr

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Network EngineerSee 905 salaries from all locations

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$204,379

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Top Paying Industries

For a Network Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Network Engineer in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $137,623, Insurance with a median total pay of $132,224, Financial Services with a median total pay of $127,351, Personal Consumer Services with a median total pay of $127,112, and Media & Communication with a median total pay of $126,394.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$137,623

    15% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$132,224

    12% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$127,351

    8% Higher than other industries

  • Personal Consumer ServicesPersonal Consumer Services$127,112

    8% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$126,394

    8% Higher than other industries

Energy, Mining & Utilities

Top paying companies in Energy, Mining & Utilities for Network Engineer are Chevron, Hess Corporation, and Marathon Petroleum.

ChevronChevron$160,415/yr
Hess CorporationHess Corporation$153,456/yr

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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.

A Network engineer salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Network engineer in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $42,751 to $81,487 per year, based on 121 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Network engineer in US can make a salary range of $103,233 to $237,756 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 5 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Network engineer gets the highest compensation are Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., Ltd, ServiceNow and Pacific Architects & Engineers, Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 44.35% more than smaller companies for a Network engineer.

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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$81,500

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$80K | $2K

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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$110,000

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NOC Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$32,000

/yr

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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$92,000

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Network Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$175,000

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Network Engineer

United States of America

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$92,270

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$100,000

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Network Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Network Engineer is $83,927 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Network Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 19059 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Network Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Network Engineer in United States is $132,255 per year.

The lowest salary for a Network Engineer in United States is $53,259 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Network Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Network Engineer.