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How Much Does a Switch Engineer Earn In The United States?

Switch Engineer Salaries
Updated June 17, 2021
Average Switch Engineer Salary
$92,000
$74,000
$92,000
$115,000
Switch engineers in the United States make an average salary of $92,765 per year or $44.6 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $74,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $115,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, California, North Carolina, Maryland, and Alaska provide the highest switch engineer salaries.
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Average Switch Engineer Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where switch engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Highest Paying Cities For Switch Engineer

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a switch engineer is roughly $92,765 per year, which boils down to $44.6 per hour. Interestingly enough, switch engineers have the highest salaries in Concord, CA at about $120,004 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Concord, CA is $78,000. Additionally, switch engineers make more than the average salary in Bellevue, WA, Greenville, NC, Anchorage, AK, Medford, OR, and Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ. On a more broad level, switch engineer salaries are highest in Washington, California, North Carolina, Maryland, Alaska, Oregon, and New Jersey. On the contrary, Florida, Vermont, and Arkansas offer the lowest switch engineer salaries.
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1. Concord, CA
$120,004
Avg. Salary
$55k
$150k
2. Bellevue, WA
$117,116
Avg. Salary
$55k
$150k
3. Greenville, NC
$108,544
Avg. Salary
$55k
$150k
4. Anchorage, AK
$100,001
Avg. Salary
$55k
$150k
5. Medford, OR
$96,004
Avg. Salary
$55k
$150k
6. Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
$94,651
Avg. Salary
$55k
$150k

High Paying Switch Engineer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Switch Engineers The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Cablevision Lightpath and Battelle as they offer the highest salaries for switch engineers.
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$72k
$116k
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$72k
$116k
$92,765
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$72k
$116k
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$72k
$116k
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$72k
$116k
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$72k
$116k

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    How Much Do Switch Engineers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, switch engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that health care, technology, and telecommunication companies tend to offer much higher salaries for switch engineers. For example, switch engineers make a whopping average salary of $98,888 while working for health care companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $94,840 at technology companies and $88,375 at telecommunication companies. But switch engineers may want to avoid working in the transportation industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $83,430.
    1. Health Care
    $98,888
    Avg. Salary
    $74k
    $108k
    2. Technology
    $94,840
    Avg. Salary
    $74k
    $108k
    3. Telecommunication
    $88,375
    Avg. Salary
    $74k
    $108k
    4. Transportation
    $83,430
    Avg. Salary
    $74k
    $108k

    Switch Engineer Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a switch engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $76,710
    $76,710
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