Tuesday, June 22, 2021

IT Salary Tracker: Network Engineers

Network engineers are offered an average salary of $80,500 per year and an average contract rate of $69 per hour, according to dice.com, EarthWeb’s online job board for IT professionals. Highest salaries range from $175,000 to $200,000 per year, and the lowest positions pay around $30,000.

Salaries are highest in Silicon Valley, at $90,500 on average, but these pros are paid well across the board, with 8 of 10 metro areas surveyed offering average salaries of at least $70,000 per year. Hourly contract rates in New York, at $98, are highest among metro areas. The highest concentration of job openings is in Silicon Valley, which has 23% of all listings for network engineers. Other cities with many open jobs for network engineers include New York (16%) and Los Angeles (12%).

Averages are based on 1,402 listings on dice.com, with cities bearing fewer than 10 listings excluded from mention. Data came from available jobs listed during September 2000. Results are based on averages or totals from the following information: salary, job type, job skills, and location.

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Highest salary by city (average): Silicon Valley, $90,500 per year
Highest contract rate by city (average): New York, $98 per hour
Most jobs per city: Silicon Valley, 23% of total


Datamation/dice.com IT Salary Tracker
Network engineers: average salaries by city

Source: Datamation/dice.com IT Salary Tracker/September 2000
Datamation/dice.com IT Salary Tracker
Network engineers: average contract rates by city

Source: Datamation/dice.com IT Salary Tracker/September 2000
Datamation/dice.com IT Salary Tracker
Network engineers: distribution of jobs by city

Source: Datamation/dice.com IT Salary Tracker/September 2000

Chart data compiled by Laurie Souza.

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