Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Cisco
Networking

United States Location

Washington - Baltimore
DC - MD - VA - WV
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average

$115,997

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 10 Months

Raise +1 Year

$6,086 at 5.25%

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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: $115,997 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $93,515 & $138,478; and, 5% of Jobs top $170,911.

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% $181,485
5% $170,911
10% $158,749
25% $138,478
33% $130,198
50% $115,997
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% $111,809 $120,184
25% $105,379 $126,615
33% $101,795 $130,198
50% $93,515 $138,478
67% $83,517 $148,477
95% $50,508 $181,485
Salary Average =

$115,997

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 $108,929 $7,068 at 6.49%
5 Years and 10 Months $115,997 $6,086 at 5.25%
6 Years and 10 Months $122,083 $5,345 at 4.38%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly in the first years, rises moderately with greater experience and 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: $26,424 at the low experience of Entry Level; $115,997 at the average experience of 5 Years and 10 Months; and, $145,131 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 $26,424 $33,840 at 128.07%
Average 5 Years and 10 Months $115,997 $6,086 at 5.25%
Top 12 Years and 2 Months $145,131 $3,240 at 2.23%

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

Washington, DC

Washington, D.C.,
District of Columbia, Anacostia, Georgetown and Washington DC;
Maryland,
Aberdeen, Adelphi, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Anne Arundel, Arundel Village, Aspen Hill, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Beltsville, Berwyn Heights, Bethesda, Bladensburg, Bowie, Brighton, Brooklyn Park, Brunswick, Calvert County, Calvert, Calverton, Camp Springs, Capital Heights, Carney, Carroll County, Carroll, Charles County, Cheverly, Chevy Chase, Chillum, Clarksburg, Clinton, Colesville, College Park, Columbia, Coral Heights, Crofton, District Heights, Dundalk, Edgewood, Elk Ridge, Elkridge, Ellicot City, Emory Grove, Essex, Fairland, Forest Heights, Forestville, Fort Meade, Frederick County, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Glassmanor, Glen Burnie, Glenarden, Glenn Dale, Greenbelt, Hagerstown, Halethorpe, Halfway, Hanover, Harford County, Harford, Havre de Grace, Hillcrest Heights, Howard County, Hunt Valley, Hyattsville, Joppatown, Kent Village, Kenwood, Kettering, Landover, Langley Park, Lanham, Lansdowne, Largo, Laural, Laurel, Lewisdale, Linthicum, Lochern, Lutherville, Lynne Acres, Manchester, Marley, Middle River, Montgomery County, Montgomery Village, Montpelier, New Carrolton, Oak View, Owings Mills, Oxon Hill, Palmer Park, Parkville, Perry Hall, Pikesville, Potomac, Prince Georges County, Prince Georges, Pumphry, Queen Anne's County, Randallstown, Randolph Hills, Reisterstown, Riverdale, Rockville, Savage, Seabrook, Seat Pleasant, Severn, Severna Park, Silver Spring, South Gate, St. Charles, Suitland, Takoma Park, Taneytown, Thurmont, Timonium, Towson, Upper Marlboro, Waldorf, Washington County, West Edmondale, Westminster, Wheaton, White Oak, Woodlawn and Woodmoor;
Virginia,
Alexandria, Annandale, Arlington County, Arlington, Ashburn, Baileys Crossroads, Burke, Centreville, Chantilly, Clarke County, Crystal City, Culpeper County, Culpeper, Dale City, Dulles Corridor, Dulles International Airport, Engleside, Fairfax County, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier, Fort Belvoir, Franconia, Fredericksburg, Front Royal, Groveton, Herndon, Huntington, King George County, Kings Park, Kings Park West, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Loudoun, Manassas Park, Manassas, McLean, North Springfield, Northern Virginia, Oakton, Pimmit Hills, Prince William County, Reston, Rose Hill, Rosslyn, Spotsylvania County, Spotsylvania, Springfield, Stafford County, Stafford, Sterling, Tyson's Corner, Quantico, Vienna, Warren County, Warrenton, Watneswood, West Springfield and Woodbridge;
West Virginia,
Berkeley County, Charlestown, Harper's Ferry, Jefferson County, Martinsburg and Ranson.

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