Men make up the majority of Computer Network Analysts in the United States, bringing in about $52K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,191 - $86,809
$37K
$52K
$87K
MEDIAN: $52,381
10%
50%
90%

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$17.19 - $27.73
$26
MEDIAN: $25.94
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,191 - $86,809  
   
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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$35,971 - $81,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$25.94  
   
Overtime
$26.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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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$35,971 - $81,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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

  • 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 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. An IT Network Engineer role is the most common promotion for Computer Network Analysts moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $61K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Computer Network Analysts is a Network System Administrator position, where earnings are usually $52K.

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Popular Skills for Computer Network / LAN Analyst


Computer Network Analysts report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Most people experienced in Microsoft Office also know Network Management / Administration.

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Key Stats for Computer Network / LAN Analyst

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 9%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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