Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salary

More than half of Computer Network Analysts in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $38K to $75K per year, but median earnings come to around $58K per year. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Computer Network Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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 often transition into Senior Network Engineer positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Network Engineers earn $89K per year. The most common career progression for Computer Network Analysts leads to becoming an IT Network Engineer, where average pay is $61K annually. However, many Computer Network Analysts also opt to become Network System Administrators. Typically, a Network System Administrator brings home $52K.

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Popular Skills for Computer Network / LAN Analyst


Survey results suggest that Computer Network Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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 familiar with Microsoft Office also tend to know Network Management / Administration.

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Experience Affects Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries


Mid-Career
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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
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Microsoft Office
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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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