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Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salary

With just below three-fifths of Computer Network Analysts in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Computer Network Analysts is $59K per year and can range from $40K on the lower end to $77K per year near the higher end. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 84 percent of Computer Network Analysts are male. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$40,030 - $79,442
(Median)
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51K
59K
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79K
MEDIAN: $58,553
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$12.06 - $32.18
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,030 - $79,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
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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$39,684 - $77,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $32.18  
   
Overtime
$17.38 - $49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
   
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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$39,684 - $77,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
United States (change)

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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For Computer Network Analysts, career progression typically leads to a rather large increase in compensation. On average, an upper-level role like a Senior Network Engineer will earn $88K annually. 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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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, Network Management / Administration, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. Most people skilled in Microsoft Office are similarly competent in Windows Operating System General Use.

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Experience Affects Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries


National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Computer Network / LAN Analyst Salaries

Network Management / Administration
0%

Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$57,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%