Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salary

Computer Network Analysts in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $58K per year on average but can range from $38K to $75K per year. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Making up 79 percent of those who took the survey, male Computer Network Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$40,043 - $77,602
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$78K
MEDIAN: $57,858
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$16.42 - $33.70
(Median)
$16
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,043 - $77,602  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,036  
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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$38,485 - $74,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.42 - $33.70  
   
Overtime
$18.03 - $42.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,036  
   
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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$38,485 - $74,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Computer Network / LAN Analyst

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

Common Career Paths for Computer Network / LAN Analyst


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Computer Network Analysts might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Senior Network Engineer, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $89K per year. The most common promotion for Computer Network Analysts is IT Network Engineer, a position that typically pays $61K annually. Another standard transition for Computer Network Analysts seeking advancement is to assume a Network System Administrator role, where pay is often $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 Cisco Networking, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Network Management / Administration, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Microsoft Office are, more often than not, also skilled in Network Management / Administration.

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Experience Affects Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%

Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$56,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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