Senior Network Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$109,000
$87,000
$109,000
$138,000
The average senior network engineer makes about $110,108 per year. That's $52.94 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $87,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $139,000. Many of senior network engineers seem to be drawn to technology and professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case senior network engineers tend to work at finance, energy, and technology companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Maryland, Hawaii and South Dakota pay senior network engineers the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Bethesda, MD
$126,056
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Map of Senior Network Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Network Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Senior Network Engineer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Maryland, Hawaii and South Dakota, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for senior network engineers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are North Dakota, Idaho, and Louisiana.

Average Senior Network Engineer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a senior network engineer, working for Microsoft or Dell might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Qualcomm and Apple report highly competitive salaries for senior network engineers.

Company
Average Salary
$150,526
$151k
$148,364
$148k
$147,850
$148k
$147,633
$148k
$147,246
$147k
$144,951
$145k
$144,216
$144k
$141,808
$142k
$140,635
$141k

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Average Senior Network Engineer Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, senior network engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that finance, energy, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for senior network engineers. For example, senior network engineers make a whopping average salary of $113,642 while working for finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $111,367 at energy companies and $110,197 at technology companies. But senior network engineers may want to avoid working in the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $105,764.

Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$113,642
$114k
Energy
Energy
$111,367
$111k
Technology
Technology
$110,197
$110k
Insurance
Insurance
$109,992
$110k
Health Care
Health Care
$106,694
$107k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$106,683
$107k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$105,764
$106k

Senior Network Engineer Salary History

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Recently Added Senior Network Engineer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer
07/31/2020
07/31/2020
$96,002
$96,002
07/31/2020
Senior Network Engineer-Network Services
Senior Network Engineer-Network Services
07/25/2020
07/25/2020
$71,000
$71,000
07/25/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Network Engineer/Cisco
Senior Network Engineer/Cisco
Senior Network Engineer/Cisco
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$125,000
$125,000
07/23/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$120,000
$120,000
07/23/2020
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$85,265
$85,265
07/08/2020
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/24/2020
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$120,000
$120,000
06/23/2020
SR. Network Engineer
SR. Network Engineer
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$114,785
$114,785
06/23/2020
Senior Network Engineer
Senior Network Engineer
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$120,000
$120,000
06/20/2020
Senior Network Engineer-Voice Engineer
Senior Network Engineer-Voice Engineer
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$71,000
$71,000
06/17/2020