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 $76K per year, median earnings come to $58K per year. The majority of Computer Network Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,616 - $78,590
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,092
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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
$39,616 - $78,590  
   
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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$39,948 - $76,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.94 - $32.22  
   
Overtime
$16.97 - $44.31  
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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$39,948 - $76,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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. As Computer Network Analysts progress in their field, many go on to become Network System Administrators. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and median pay for the role is $51K. Another common career choice for Computer Network Analysts is to move into an IT Network Engineer role — this promotion usually pays $61K.

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Computer Network Analysts only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Cisco Networking, Network Management / Administration, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Microsoft Office, and 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 1%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 2%
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