Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Cisco
Networking

United States Location

Minneapolis - St. Paul
MN - WI
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 4/1/23 to 3/30/24

Salary Average

$100,850

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,913 at 4.87%

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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: $100,850 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $81,304 & $120,396; and, 5% of Jobs top $148,593.

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% $157,787
5% $148,593
10% $138,020
25% $120,396
33% $113,197
50% $100,850
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% $97,209 $104,490
25% $91,618 $110,081
33% $88,503 $113,197
50% $81,304 $120,396
67% $72,611 $129,089
95% $43,913 $157,787
Salary Average =

$100,850

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 $95,133 $5,717 at 6.01%
5 Years and 10 Months $100,850 $4,913 at 4.87%
6 Years and 10 Months $105,763 $4,308 at 4.07%

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: $25,877 at the low experience of Entry Level; $100,850 at the average experience of 5 Years and 10 Months; and, $124,306 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 $25,877 $29,317 at 113.29%
Average 5 Years and 10 Months $100,850 $4,913 at 4.87%
Top 12 Years and 2 Months $124,306 $2,600 at 2.09%

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

Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

Minnesota,
Anoka, Apple Valley, Blain, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Burnsville, Cambridge, Carver, Chisago, Clumbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Cottage Grove, Dakota, Eagan, Eagon, Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Hennepin, Isanti, Lake Elmo, Maple Grove, Maplewood, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, New Brighton, New Richmond, Northfield, Oak Grove, Pierce, Plymouth, Ramsey, Richfield, River Falls, Roseville, Saint Paul, Scott, Shakopee, Sherburne, St Croix, St Louis Park, St Paul, Washington, Wayzata, White Blair Lake, Woodbury and Wright.

These locations are all included in the Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).