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Salaries for

Network Engineer

Virginia Median
$90,000
National Median
$85,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Network Engineer
Apex Systems | Virginia Beach, VA 1 day ago

Network Engineer
Robert Half Technology | Richmond, VA 2 weeks ago

Network Engineer
Hampton Roads Transit | Norfolk, VA 3 days ago

Network Engineer
Principle Solutions Group | Clarksville, VA 3 days ago

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Network Engineer

A network engineer designs, develops, and builds a range of communication networks.

A typical day in the life of a network engineer might include:

  • Devising plans for networks and presenting proposals to an organization's management team
  • Maintaining high-level knowledge of information security and staying current on new developments or threats
  • Researching and recommending new technology that meets the needs and goals of an organization.

Salaries for

Network Engineer

Virginia Median
$90,000
National Median
$85,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Recent Jobs Posted

Network Engineer
Apex Systems | Virginia Beach, VA 1 day ago

Network Engineer
Robert Half Technology | Richmond, VA 2 weeks ago

Network Engineer
Hampton Roads Transit | Norfolk, VA 3 days ago

Network Engineer
Principle Solutions Group | Clarksville, VA 3 days ago

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Network Engineer
San Francisco, CA
$130,000
Los Angeles, CA
$109,000
New York, NY
$103,000
Washington, DC
$100,000
San Diego, CA
$96,000
Chicago, IL
$90,000
Dallas, TX
$87,000
Charlotte, NC
$85,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day in the life of a network engineer might include:

  • Devising plans for networks and presenting proposals to an organization's management team
  • Maintaining high-level knowledge of information security and staying current on new developments or threats
  • Researching and recommending new technology that meets the needs and goals of an organization.

Insider Tips

The typical average pay for network engineers is $85,000 per year. To land most jobs in this field, network engineers need a bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, or computer engineering. Those who want to open up more advanced career paths should consider earning a Master's of Business Administration in information systems, which gives network engineers critical insight into organizations' business plans and growth strategies.