Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Cisco
Networking

United States Location

Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
NC - SC
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 5/1/21 to 4/30/22

Salary Average

$84,668

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 7 Months

Raise +1 Year

$8,009 at 9.46%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 7 Months: $84,668 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $64,876 & $104,460; and, 5% of Jobs top $133,028.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$365,834 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 5/1/21 to 4/30/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $142,350
5% $133,028
10% $122,312
25% $104,460
33% $97,170
50% $84,668
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 7 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $80,982 $88,354
25% $75,321 $94,015
33% $72,166 $97,170
50% $64,876 $104,460
67% $56,072 $113,264
95% $26,987 $142,350
Salary Average =

$84,668

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 7 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 7 Months $76,750 $7,919 at 10.32%
4 Years and 7 Months $84,668 $8,009 at 9.46%
5 Years and 7 Months $92,677 $8,054 at 8.69%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level and increases at a fixed rate with experience.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $55,029 at the low experience of Entry Level; $84,668 at the average experience of 4 Years and 7 Months; and, $126,330 at the top experience of 9 Years and 9 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 4 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 5/1/21 to 4/30/22.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low Entry Level $55,029 $2,974 at 5.40%
Average 4 Years and 7 Months $84,668 $8,009 at 9.46%
Top 9 Years and 9 Months $126,330 $8,084 at 6.40%

Qualifications

Description

Design, install, optimize, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot, Cisco network, are primary position responsibilities.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Cisco;
  • System-Network Administrator,
    Network, System, Server or Virtualization,
    and
    Administrator, Architect or Engineer.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
7.5% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
5.5% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
42.1% of job descriptions;
Associate of Arts/Science Degree,
2.7% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
5.5% of job descriptions;
Cisco ACI,
3.1% of job descriptions;
Cisco IOS,
2.4% of job descriptions;
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification),
2.7% of job descriptions;
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional),
53.1% of job descriptions;
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert),
12% of job descriptions;
CCDA (Cisco Certified Design Associate) or CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional),
2.7% of job descriptions;
Palo Alto Networks firewall,
14.4% of job descriptions.

Location

Charlotte, NC

North Carolina,
Cabarrus, Charlotte, Concord, Gaston, Gastonia, Kannapolis, Lincoln, Lincolton, Mecklenburg, Monroe, Rowan, Salisbury and Union;
South Carolina,
Rock Hill and York.

These locations are all included in the Charlotte, NC metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).