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 4/1/23 to 3/30/24

Salary Average

$104,545

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,981 at 4.76%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 10 Months: $104,545 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $84,283 & $124,807; and, 5% of Jobs top $154,038.

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.

$411,395 = 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 4/1/23 to 3/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $163,568
5% $154,038
10% $143,077
25% $124,807
33% $117,344
50% $104,545
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 10 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% $100,771 $108,319
25% $94,975 $114,115
33% $91,746 $117,344
50% $84,283 $124,807
67% $75,271 $133,818
95% $45,522 $163,568
Salary Average =

$104,545

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 5 Years and 10 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 10 Months $98,746 $5,799 at 5.87%
5 Years and 10 Months $104,545 $4,981 at 4.76%
6 Years and 10 Months $109,526 $4,365 at 3.99%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly in the first years, rises slightly with greater experience and quickly approaches a ceiling with maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is equal to that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $27,689 at the low experience of Entry Level; $104,545 at the average experience of 5 Years and 10 Months; and, $128,303 at the top experience of 12 Years and 2 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 11 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 4/1/23 to 3/30/24.

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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 $27,689 $30,361 at 109.65%
Average 5 Years and 10 Months $104,545 $4,981 at 4.76%
Top 12 Years and 2 Months $128,303 $2,631 at 2.05%

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,
6.6% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
8.6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
60.1% of job descriptions;
Associate of Arts/Science Degree,
3.4% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
11.2% of job descriptions;
Cisco IOS,
9.2% of job descriptions;
Cisco ACI,
7.5% of job descriptions;
Cisco Video,
3.2% of job descriptions;
ServiceNow,
6.9% of job descriptions;
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert),
20.4% of job descriptions;
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional),
64.1% of job descriptions;
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification),
5.5% 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).