The 2010 IT Salary Guide: Page 11

Posted November 17, 2009
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James Maguire

James Maguire


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Job Title: Network Engineer

2010 average salary range: $69,250 – $98,500.

• The 2010 salary range is an increase of 0.3% over this job’s 2009 salary range, which was $69,750 – $97,500.

• The 2009 salary range is an increase of 4.0% over this job’s 2008 salary range, which was $67,250 – $93,500.

• The 2008 salary range was an increase of 3% over this job’s 2007 salary range, which was $65,750 – $90,250.

• The 2007 salary range was an increase of 3.3% over this job’s 2006 salary range, which was $61,250 – $88,250.

Add a salary increase for the following skills: 9% for Cisco network administration skills (down from 12% in 2009); 8% for LINUX/UNIX administration skills (down from 10% in 2009); 9% for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) administration skills (down from 10% in 2009); 6% for Windows 2000/2003/XP/Vista administration skills (down from 8% in 2009).

Plus, add a salary increase for the following skill, which is an addition to the list for 2010: add 7% for Windows Server 2008 skills.

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Note: Since these numbers are national averages, adjust them based on your area of the country.

Salary levels are – approximately – 10% to 30% higher in the Northeast; about average in the South Atlantic (Florida to Delaware); average to modestly lower in the Midwest, Mountain west, and South; and 5% to 30% higher on the West coast.

IT salaries in large metropolitan areas are higher than the national average. For instance, in the following cities they are:

• Boston: 30% higher

• Stamford: 31% higher

• New York, NY: 41% higher

• Washington, DC: 30% higher

• Philadelphia: 15% higher

• Atlanta: 15% higher

• Miami/Fort Lauderdale: 10% higher

• Chicago: 23% higher

• Dallas/Houston: 5-6% higher

• Irvine: 24% higher

• Los Angeles: 24% higher

• San Diego: 14% higher

• San Francisco: 35% higher

• San Jose: 32% higher

• Seattle: 18% higher

Also see:

2009 IT Salary Guide

IT Salary Levels, 2004-2009

Are These Developer and IT Salary Figures Accurate?

Hot IT Skills: Certified and Non-Certified IT Skills in Demand

How Not to Get an IT Job: 10 Tips

IT Job Search: The 30 Best IT Job Sites

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Salary data courtesy of Robert Half Technology. To request a copy of the complete Robert Half Salary Guide, which includes salary ranges for more than 60 different job titles, in the U.S. and Canada, click here.


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