How much does a Network Engineering Manager make in the United States? The average Network Engineering Manager salary in the United States is $147,431 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $134,429 and $160,890. 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 Engineering Manager Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Network Engineering Manager Salary $122,590 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Network Engineering Manager Salary $134,429 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Network Engineering Manager Salary $147,431 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Network Engineering Manager Salary $160,890 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Network Engineering Manager Salary $173,144 US June 27, 2024
25% $134,429 10% $122,590 90% $173,144 75% $160,890 $147,431 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Network Engineering Manager 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.

2.

Network Architecture: Network architecture is the design of a computer network. It is a framework for the specification of a network's physical components and their functional organization and configuration, its operational principles and procedures, as well as communication protocols used. In telecommunication, the specification of a network architecture may also include a detailed description of products and services delivered via a communications network, as well as detailed rate and billing structures under which services are compensated. The network architecture of the Internet is predominantly expressed by its use of the Internet Protocol Suite, rather than a specific model for interconnecting networks or nodes in the network, or the usage of specific types of hardware links.

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Futures: Futures are derivative financial contracts obligating the buyer to purchase an asset or the seller to sell an asset at a predetermined future date and set price.

Networking 5.98%
Network Architecture 3.12%
Futures 1.77%
Others 89.13%
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Job Description for Network Engineering Manager

Network Engineering Manager manages and implements the plans, designs, and development of all aspects of network systems that will meet an organization's requirements for performance, security, and compliance with relevant standards and regulations. Identifies network requirements for hardware, software, and services that will provide optimal solutions and meet the capacity requirement for the organization. Being a Network Engineering Manager conducts network architecture design, feasibility, and cost studies. Develops monitoring, maintenance, expansion, contingency, and recovery plans and strategies to ensure the network is responsive to changes in demand. Additionally, Network Engineering Manager keeps abreast with the latest technologies and best practices and utilizes vendors and providers to provide additional resources to support networks. May be certified or has deep knowledge of vendor-specific products. Requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent. Typically reports to a director. The Network Engineering Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Network Engineering Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1-3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Network Engineering Manager, the upper level is Network Engineering Senior Manager and then progresses to Network Engineering Director.

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Network Engineering Manager salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Network Engineering Manager, the highest Network Engineering Manager salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Network Engineering Manager salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Network Engineering Manager salary is in Miami, FL, where the Network Engineering Manager salary is 3.5% 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
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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