Network Engineer

Network Engineers focus on the high-level design and implementation of computer networks. The average salary of a Network Engineer is $101,388 per annum.

As a Network Engineer you will be required to monitor and optimise network performance, develop design documentation, and provider user support.

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Average salary
$101,388 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$89,962 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$112,813 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 2% more Network Engineers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Network Engineer are:

  • NSW: 41.4%
  • QLD: 23.3%
  • VIC: 20.8%

Key skills required
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Logical approach to work
  • Self-reliant and able to work independently
  • Active interest in learning and maintaining technical skills and knowledge
  • Able to investigate, identify and solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Enjoy electronics, computers and elctro-mechanical equipment 
  • Good customer service skills
  • Able to make informed decisions about a wide range of complex business and technical issues


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