Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salary

Men make up the majority of Computer Network Analysts in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $55K per year. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and nearly all get vision plans, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34,315 - $92,978
$34K
$55K
$93K
MEDIAN: $55,000
10%
50%
90%

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$16.64 - $37.75
$17
$26
$38
MEDIAN: $26.30
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,315 - $92,978  
   
Bonus
$350.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,713 - $85,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $37.75  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$350.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,713 - $85,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Computer Network / LAN Analyst

Computer network/LAN analysts are tasked with analyzing the effectiveness of their company's computer networks and providing support to the employees who use it. End-users may be employees within the company or individuals outside it, such as customers, clients, and vendors, and they may use various diagnostic tools and computer programs to resolve network problems. They also check related applications and software and work with systems engineers to resolve hardware problems.

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Computer Network / LAN Analyst Tasks

  • Write user and procedural documentation.
  • Monitor LAN performance and security.
  • Manage user accounts, configure user access to local area network (LAN) resources, and troubleshoot network and desktop connectivity problems.
  • Establishes and implements LAN policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Acquire, install, maintain and use the organization's local area network.

Common Career Paths for Computer Network / LAN Analyst


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Computer Network Analysts who move on to become Senior Network Engineers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Network Engineers get paid an average of $90K per year. Becoming an IT Network Engineer is, more often than not, the most common role that Computer Network Analysts move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $61K. Another frequent advance is for Computer Network Analysts to assume a Network System Administrator role; in this role, workers often earn $52K.

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Popular Skills for Computer Network / LAN Analyst


Survey results suggest that Computer Network Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Network Management / Administration, Cisco Networking, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Office are also skilled in Network Management / Administration.

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Key Stats for Computer Network / LAN Analyst

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries

▲25%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
▼27%

Skills That Affect Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries


Cisco Networking
▲2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 93%
no benefits
None: 7%