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Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salary

Computer Network Analysts in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $39K to $77K per year, median earnings come to $58K annually. Men make up the vast majority of Computer Network Analysts (82 percent) who took the survey. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,888 - $79,391
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,126
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$11.87 - $31.70
(Median)
$12
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,888 - $79,391  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,013  
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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$39,413 - $76,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $31.70  
   
Overtime
$17.13 - $43.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,013  
   
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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$39,413 - $76,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 $88K per year. More often than not, a Network System Administrator role is the next step for Computer Network Analysts moving up in the field. Pay for Network System Administrators is usually $51K. Many Computer Network Analysts choose to take on an IT Network Engineer role instead, where salaries are typically $61K.

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Popular Skills for Computer Network / LAN Analyst


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Computer Network Analysts who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Network Management / Administration, Cisco Networking, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in Windows Operating System General Use.

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Experience Affects Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries


Mid-Career
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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 2%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 6%