Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salary

Computer Network Analysts in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $40K to $77K per year, median earnings come to $58K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Male Computer Network Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,693 - $78,976
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,126
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50%
90%

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$17.94 - $32.22
(Median)
$18
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,693 - $78,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
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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$39,848 - $76,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.94 - $32.22  
   
Overtime
$13.75 - $44.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
   
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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$39,848 - $76,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 a Network System Administrator position, which usually brings in $51K a year. Another standard transition for Computer Network Analysts seeking advancement is to assume an IT Network Engineer role, where pay is often $61K.

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Computer Network Analysts typically list a handful of skills they use 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

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Experience Affects Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$57,000

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

National Average
$57,000

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 1%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 2%
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