Network Administrator, LAN Salary

A sizeable majority of LAN Network Administrators in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $56K per year. Work is enjoyable for LAN Network Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$43,565 - $89,568
$44K
$56K
$90K
MEDIAN: $55,767
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,565 - $89,568  
   
Bonus
$2,040  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$44,631 - $92,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Network Administrator, LAN

  • Monitor system reliability and performance.
  • Support the configuration and operation of local and global communications infrastructure.
  • Assist in the planning, development, testing and deployment of local and global IT initiatives.
  • Oversee network infrastructure.

Common Career Paths for Network Administrator, LAN


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LAN Network Administrators' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Senior Systems Engineer. The average Senior Systems Engineer brings home $89K per year. More often than not, an Information Technology Manager role is the next step for LAN Network Administrators moving up in the field. Information Technology Managers usually make $78K per year. Many other LAN Network Administrators choose to take on a WAN Network Administrator role, where salaries are typically $54K.

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Popular Skills for Network Administrator, LAN


LAN Network Administrators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Microsoft Access, Network Management / Administration, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Exchange. Aptitude in Microsoft Office tends to also indicate an understanding of Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Network Administrator, LAN

Pay by Experience for a Network Administrator, LAN has a positive trend. An entry-level Network Administrator, LAN with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Network Administrator, LAN with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Network Administrator, LAN which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 11 salaries. A Network Administrator, LAN with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Network Administrator, LAN

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

Late-Career
▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$56,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Network Administrator, LAN Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲1%

Microsoft Access
▼0%

National Average
$56,000

Microsoft Office
▼3%


Cisco Networking
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼9%


Microsoft Exchange
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None:
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