Network & Computer Systems Administrator Assistant Salary
|Salary||$33,241 - $60,549|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $3,944|
|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).)
|$30,338 - $59,660|
|Hourly Rate||$11.98 - $25.75|
|Overtime||$15.21 - $38.75|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $3,944|
|Total Pay (||$30,338 - $59,660|
Job Description for Network & Computer Systems Administrator Assistant
The position of an assistant to a network & computer systems administrator assistants is an entry-level technical position which is tasked with directly supporting the efforts of a team or individual regarding the day-to-day operation of an organization's computer systems and networks, such as LANs, WANs, and intranets.Read More...
Responsibilities for the sometimes demanding and time-sensitive obligations of this position require applicants to be familiar with industry-standard computing hardware and software in order to install and maintain this technology, as well as servers and workstations. Familiarity with relevant networking systems is also required, as these assistants must be able to identify and rectify network communication issues. Applicants must be able to adapt quickly to the organization's existing infrastructures and protocols.
These assistants directly support network administrators as well as the organization as a whole, so teamwork and organizational skills are highly beneficial in this position. They may be tasked with training and supporting other users of the network within the organization, and some employers may require occasional travel to off-site network facilities, while others allow the assistant to telecommute or work remotely. Though a bachelor's degree in computer science is often preferred for this position, some employers may provide on-the-job training, and this position is likely to have high potential for promotion and growth.
Network & Computer Systems Administrator Assistant Tasks
- Assist in installing and supporting an organization's local area network (LAN) and internet systems.
- Assist in network modeling and planning.
- Monitor, maintain, and test internet performance and ensure network availability for all users.
Common Career Paths for Network & Computer Systems Administrator Assistant
Though some Network & Computer Systems Administrator Assistants move into positions like Systems Administrator (where the average salary is $56K), this progression is not the norm. Network System Administrators or IT Network Administrators are common next-step roles for Network & Computer Systems Administrator Assistants moving up in their careers; annual pay for Network System Administrators is $7K higher on average, and it's $3K higher for IT Network Administrators.
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Popular Skills for Network & Computer Systems Administrator Assistant
Network & Computer Systems Administrator Assistants report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Active Directory, VoIP, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft Networking are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 14 percent. Those listing Microsoft Word as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking and Cisco Networking also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Network Management / Administration also know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Networking, and Cisco Networking.
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