How much does a Network Engineer II make in the United States? The average Network Engineer II salary in the United States is $91,918 as of February 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $83,740 and $101,985. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Network Engineer II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Network Engineer II Salary $76,294 US February 26, 2024
25th Percentile Network Engineer II Salary $83,740 US February 26, 2024
50th Percentile Network Engineer II Salary $91,918 US February 26, 2024
75th Percentile Network Engineer II Salary $101,985 US February 26, 2024
90th Percentile Network Engineer II Salary $111,150 US February 26, 2024
25% $83,740 10% $76,294 90% $111,150 75% $101,985 $91,918 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Network Engineer II need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Networking: Ability to maintain, build and expand a personal and business contact list to grow one's career and business opportunities.

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network infrastructure: Refers to all of the resources of a network that make network or internet connectivity, management, business operations and communication possible.

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Enterprise Networks: An enterprise network consists of physical and virtual networks and protocols that serve the dual purpose of connecting all users and systems on a local area network (LAN) to applications in the data center and cloud as well as facilitating access to network data and analytics.

Networking 2.11%
network infrastructure 0.67%
Enterprise Networks 0.43%
Others 96.79%

Job Description for Network Engineer II

Network Engineer II develops and deploys plans and designs of network systems that will meet an organization's requirements for performance, security, and compliance with relevant standards and regulations. Conducts network architecture design, feasibility, and cost studies. Being a Network Engineer II defines monitoring, maintenance, expansion, contingency, and recovery plans and strategies to ensure the network is responsive to changes in demand. Troubleshoots network issues and develops appropriate solutions, resources, and deployment processes. Additionally, Network Engineer II keeps informed of the latest technologies to enhance knowledge of networking hardware, software, and best practices. May be certified in vendor-specific products. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The Network Engineer II occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Network Engineer II typically requires 2-4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Network Engineer II

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Network Engineer II, the upper level is Network Engineer III and then progresses to Network Engineer IV.

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Network Engineer II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Network Engineer II, the highest Network Engineer II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Network Engineer II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Network Engineer II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Network Engineer II salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.9%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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