Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salary

Men make up the majority of Computer Network Analysts in the United States, bringing in about $56K per year. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn vision coverage. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,315 - $92,978
$34K
$56K
$93K
MEDIAN: $56,000
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
$307.23  
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: 4 May 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
$307.23  
   
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: 4 May 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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Many Computer Network Analysts move into a Senior Network Engineer role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $90K per year. As Computer Network Analysts progress in their field, many go on to become IT Network Engineers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $61K per year. Another common career choice for Computer Network Analysts is to move into a Network System Administrator role. Typically, Network System Administrators get paid $52K.

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Popular Skills for Computer Network / LAN Analyst


Computer Network Analysts report a focused set of job skills. 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. Those familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to know Network Management / Administration.

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Key Stats for Computer Network / LAN Analyst

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
41%
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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
None: 13%
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